The Special Children's School
The Special Children's School serves 34 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 3:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).
- School Type: Special education school
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 34 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 3:1
- Minority Enrollment: 53%
- Math Proficiency: <50%
- Reading Proficiency: <50%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
The Special Children's School's student population of 34 students has declined by 33% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of The Special Children's School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(16-17)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education
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