The Special Children's School

  • The Special Children's School serves 51 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • The Special Children's School's student population of 51 students has grown by 183% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students51 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Special Children's School's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has increased from 1:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Special Children's School is 0.71, 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#980 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio4:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
17%
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Black
42%
26%
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White
28%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Special Children's School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.710.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinston Salem/Forsyth County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winston Salem Old Town Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
    0.8 miles
    3930 Reynolda Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336)703-4283
    0.8 PK-5 690
  • Pfafftown Ronald W Reagan High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1947 students
    1.8 miles
    3750 Transou Road
    Pfafftown, NC 27040
    (336)703-6776
    1.8 9-12 1947
  • Winston Salem Jefferson Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 564 students
    2.1 miles
    4000 Jefferson School Lane
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336)703-4215
    2.1 PK-5 564
  • Winston Salem Forsyth Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 658 students
    2.3 miles
    5426 Shattalon Drive
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336)922-1121
    2.3 K-8 658
  • Winston Salem Mount Tabor High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1550 students
    2.3 miles
    342 Petree Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336)703-6700
    2.3 9-12 1550

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