Sandy Grove Elementary School

  • Sandy Grove Elementary School serves 628 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Sandy Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black and American Indian), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Sandy Grove Elementary School's student population of 628 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students628 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Sandy Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sandy Grove Elementary School is 0.76, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1551 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sandy Grove 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sandy Grove 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
20%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
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Black
23%
26%
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White
35%
50%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sandy Grove Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.760.46
This chart display the diversity score of Sandy Grove Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sandy Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sandy Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoke County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Sandy Grove has an excellent special education program. Our child has increased in progress, and we feel that we are very fortunate to have our child attend Sandy Grove Elementary. Another plus is that a new Sandy Grove Middle School has been built, and there are plans for a high school in the near future.
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THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOLS IN N.C.
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