317 E Calhoun Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Edgewood Elementary School serves 530 students in grades 3-5.
Edgewood Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Edgewood Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Edgewood Elementary School's student population of 530 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
530 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Edgewood Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Edgewood Elementary School is 0.66, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1538 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
47%
25%
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White
33%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Students: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 20%)

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