Roaring River Elementary School

  • Roaring River Elementary School serves 191 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 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Roaring River Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to 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 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Roaring River Elementary School's student population of 191 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students191 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Roaring River Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Roaring River Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#491 out of 2555 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
3%
25%
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White
85%
48%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.270.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilkes County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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