Startown Elementary School

4119 Startown Road
Newton, NC 28658
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Startown Elementary School serves 523 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Startown Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher 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 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Startown Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Startown Elementary School's student population of 523 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students523 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Rankings

Startown Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Startown Elementary School is 0.47, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#358 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
52%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
4%
25%
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White
72%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCatawba County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Startown Elementary School is Discovery High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Newton-conover Middle School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Newton Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newton South Newton Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 421 students
    2.8 miles
    306 West I Street
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 464-4061
    2.8 PK-5 421
  • Newton Discovery High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 216 students
    3.3 miles
    301 West 18th St
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 466-5581
    3.3 9-12 216
  • Newton Newton-conover High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 760 students
    3.3 miles
    338 W 15th Street
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 465-0920
    3.3 9-12 760
  • Newton North Newton Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 507 students
    3.6 miles
    221 West 26th St
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828) 464-2631
    3.6 PK-5 507
  • Hickory Challenger Early College High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 411 students
    3.9 miles
    2550 Hwy 70 Se
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828) 485-2980
    3.9 9-12 411

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