Morehead Montessori

  • Morehead Montessori serves 262 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Morehead Montessori places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Morehead Montessori's student population of 262 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students262 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Morehead Montessori's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Morehead Montessori is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#318 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
17%
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Black
26%
26%
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White
47%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.67n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDurham Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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