Granite Quarry Elementary School

  • Granite Quarry Elementary School serves 548 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Granite Quarry 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 top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Granite Quarry Elementary School's student population of 548 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Granite Quarry Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Granite Quarry Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
16%
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Black
22%
26%
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White
63%
50%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Granite Quarry Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.550.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
54%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Granite Quarry Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRowan-salisbury s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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