G R Whitfield

  • G R Whitfield serves 498 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 39% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • G R Whitfield 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • G R Whitfield's student population of 498 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students498 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • G R Whitfield is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of G R Whitfield is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1748 out of 2555 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
22%
17%
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Black
27%
26%
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White
50%
49%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in G R Whitfield.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.630.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in G R Whitfield and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePitt County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to G R Whitfield is B C Ed Technical Center (7.6 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school, elementary school is Pactolus (4.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Pactolus
    Grades: PK-8 | 550 students
    4.2 miles
    3405 Yankee Hall Rd
    Greenville, NC 27834
    (252)752-6941
    4.2 PK-8 550
  • Chocowinity Chocowinity Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 386 students
    5.8 miles
    3831 Us Hwy 17 S
    Chocowinity, NC 27817
    (252)946-6191
    5.8 5-8 386
  • Washington John C Tayloe Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 549 students
    6.6 miles
    910 Tarboro Street
    Washington, NC 27889
    (252)946-3350
    6.6 2-3 549
  • Chocowinity Chocowinity Primary
    Grades: PK-4 | 540 students
    6.7 miles
    606 Gray Road
    Chocowinity, NC 27817
    (252)946-3881
    6.7 PK-4 540
  • Greenville Hope Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 762 students
    6.8 miles
    2995 Mills Road
    Greenville, NC 27858
    (252)355-7071
    6.8 6-8 762

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