Rocky Point Elementary School

  • Rocky Point Elementary School serves 482 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (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 32% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Rocky Point Elementary School's student population of 482 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students482 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Rocky Point Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rocky Point Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rocky Point Elementary School is 0.61, which is more 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#1840 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rocky Point 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)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rocky Point 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 Ratio14:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Rocky Point Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Rocky Point Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
45%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Rocky Point Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
10%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rocky Point Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
43%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Rocky Point 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 Rocky Point 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 Rocky Point Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.610.46
This chart display the diversity score of Rocky Point 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
76%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rocky Point 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
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rocky Point 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 NamePender County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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