Elkin Elementary School

  • Elkin Elementary School serves 655 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elkin Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Elkin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Elkin Elementary School's student population of 655 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students655 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elkin Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elkin Elementary School is 0.43, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#459 out of 2555 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
17%
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Black
3%
25%
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White
72%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elkin Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.430.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElkin City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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