Rocky Mount Preparatory

  • Rocky Mount Preparatory serves 1,247 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 18% (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 29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Rocky Mount Preparatory's student population of 1,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,247 students
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Total Classroom Teachers71 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rocky Mount Preparatory's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rocky Mount Preparatory is 0.40, 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#2246 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rocky Mount Preparatory 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 Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
17%
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Black
76%
26%
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White
14%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rocky Mount Preparatory.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.400.46
This chart display the diversity score of Rocky Mount Preparatory and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rocky Mount Preparatory 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
10%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rocky Mount Preparatory 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 NameRocky Mount Preparatory School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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The levels of caring and safety of this school make it the ONLY choice in Nash County. I wouldn't hesitate to send my own children to RMPS--the faculty and staff are caring, compassionate professionals who treat all students as individuals.
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