Peterson Elementary School

  • Peterson Elementary School serves 594 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (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 17% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Peterson Elementary School's student population of 594 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Peterson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Peterson Elementary School is 0.71, 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#2281 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
26%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
38%
17%
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Black
29%
26%
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White
5%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peterson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.71n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Peterson 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 NamePublic s of Robeson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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