Northwoods Elementary School

  • Northwoods Elementary School serves 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • 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 44% (which is lower 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 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Northwoods Elementary School's student population of 448 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students448 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwoods Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwoods Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1462 out of 2,538 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 Northwoods 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)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northwoods 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 Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Northwoods Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
33%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Northwoods Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Northwoods 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
11%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwoods Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.710.67
This chart display the diversity score of Northwoods 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
60%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Northwoods 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 Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Northwoods Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOnslow County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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