Meadowlark Elementary School

401 Meadowlark Drive
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Meadowlark Elementary School serves 838 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Meadowlark Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 77% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Meadowlark Elementary School's student population of 838 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Meadowlark Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Meadowlark Elementary School is 0.53, 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 Testing Rank
#34 out of 2561 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
67%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinston Salem / Forsyth County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Meadowlark Elementary School is West Forsyth High School (3.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Meadowlark Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winston Salem Meadowlark Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,171 student
    0.1 miles
    301 Meadowlark Drive
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 703-4228
    0.1 6-8 1,171
  • Winston Salem Jefferson Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 556 students
    1.9 miles
    4000 Jefferson School Lane
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 703-4215
    1.9 PK-5 556
  • Winston Salem South Fork Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    2.6 miles
    4332 Country Club Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27104
    (336) 703-4231
    2.6 PK-5 561
  • Clemmons Southwest Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
    2.6 miles
    1631 Southwest School Drive
    Clemmons, NC 27012
    (336) 703-4195
    2.6 PK-5 625
  • Winston Salem Thomas Jefferson Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,268 student
    2.6 miles
    3500 Sally Kirk Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 703-4222
    2.6 6-8 1,268

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