Mineral Springs Elementary School

  • Mineral Springs Elementary School serves 489 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher 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 37% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) 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 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Mineral Springs Elementary School's student population of 489 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Mineral Springs Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mineral Springs Elementary School is 0.71, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1235 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mineral Springs 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)
37%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mineral Springs 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
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Mineral Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Mineral Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
26%
26%
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White
38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Mineral Springs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Mineral Springs Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.710.46
This chart display the diversity score of Mineral Springs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Mineral Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Mineral Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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