Lyle Creek Elementary School

  • Lyle Creek Elementary School serves 560 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (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 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lyle Creek 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 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Lyle Creek Elementary School's student population of 560 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students560 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lyle Creek 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 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lyle Creek Elementary School is 0.64, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1611 out of 2555 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Lyle Creek Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Asian
16%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lyle Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.640.67
This chart display the diversity score of Lyle Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lyle Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatawba County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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