Sandy Ridge Elementary School
Sandy Ridge Elementary School serves 570 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sandy Ridge 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Sandy Ridge Elementary School's student population of 570 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Sandy Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Sandy Ridge Elementary School is 0.59, 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 Data
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1907 out of 2571 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education
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