Graham Elementary School serves 209 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
Graham 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-4
- Enrollment: 209 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
- Minority Enrollment: 86%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in NC
- Math Proficiency: 15-19% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 25-29% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
Graham Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Graham Elementary School's student population of 209 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Graham Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Graham Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2217 out of 2568 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Graham Elementary School's ranking?
Graham Elementary School is ranked #2217 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
How many students attend Graham Elementary School?
209 students attend Graham Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Graham Elementary School students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, and 10% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Graham Elementary School?
Graham Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Graham Elementary School offer ?
Graham Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Graham Elementary School part of?
Graham Elementary School is part of Cleveland County Schools School District.
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