Parkway Elementary School

  • Parkway Elementary School serves 533 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (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 60% (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 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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

School Overview

  • Parkway Elementary School's student population of 533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students533 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Parkway Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Parkway Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Parkway Elementary School is 0.26, which is less 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#418 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Parkway 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)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Parkway 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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Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
85%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Parkway 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
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Parkway Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Parkway Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.260.46
This chart display the diversity score of Parkway 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
29%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Parkway 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 Parkway 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 NameWatauga County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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