Spindale Elementary School

  • Spindale Elementary School serves 473 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (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 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Spindale Elementary School's student population of 473 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students473 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spindale Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spindale Elementary School is 0.62, 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#1424 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Spindale 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)35-39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Spindale 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 Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
31%
26%
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White
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Spindale 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
10%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Spindale Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.620.46
This chart display the diversity score of Spindale 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
98%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Spindale 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 Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spindale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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