J T Barber Elementary School

  • J T Barber Elementary School serves 306 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • J T Barber 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • J T Barber Elementary School's student population of 306 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • J T Barber Elementary School 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of J T Barber Elementary School is 0.48, 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)#1928 out of 2555 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
16%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
70%
25%
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White
5%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCraven County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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