Poplin Elementary School

5627 Poplin Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 670 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Poplin Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 10% in NC
  • : 84% (Top 5%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Poplin Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Poplin Elementary School's student population of 670 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
670 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Poplin Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Poplin Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#207 out of 2617 schools
(Top 10%)
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84%
51%
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69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Poplin 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
14%
25%
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White
64%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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0.55
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Poplin Elementary School's ranking?
Poplin Elementary School is ranked #207 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Poplin Elementary School often compared to?
Poplin Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hemby Bridge Elementary School, Porter Ridge Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
How many students attend Poplin Elementary School?
670 students attend Poplin Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Poplin Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Poplin Elementary School?
Poplin Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Poplin Elementary School offer ?
Poplin Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Poplin Elementary School part of?
Poplin Elementary School is part of Union County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 670 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 84% (Top 5%)
  • : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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