Tar River Elementary School

Tar River Elementary School serves 444 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Tar River Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Tar River Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Tar River Elementary School's student population of 444 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students444 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Tar River Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Tar River 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
#580 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
11%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
71%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGranville County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Tar River Elementary School is Granville Early College High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is G. C. Hawley Middle School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Wilton Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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