The Special Children's School

The Special Children's School serves 49 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 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

The Special Children's School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

The Special Children's School's student population of 49 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students49 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of The Special Children's School is 0.71, which is more 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
31%
25%
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White
41%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Special Children's School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWinston Salem / Forsyth County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to The Special Children's School is Ronald W Reagan High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forsyth Academy (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Old Town Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winston Salem Old Town Elementary School Math: 26% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 636 students
    0.8 miles
    3930 Reynolda Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 703-4283
    0.8 PK-5 636
  • Pfafftown Ronald W Reagan High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,008 students
    1.8 miles
    3750 Transou Road
    Pfafftown, NC 27040
    (336) 703-6776
    1.8 9-12 2,008
  • Winston Salem Jefferson Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 556 students
    2.1 miles
    4000 Jefferson School Lane
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 703-4215
    2.1 PK-5 556
  • Winston Salem Forsyth Academy Charter School
    Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 719 students
    2.3 miles
    5426 Shattalon Drive
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 922-1121
    2.3 K-8 719
  • Winston Salem Mount Tabor High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,580 student
    2.3 miles
    342 Petree Road
    Winston Salem, NC 27106
    (336) 703-6700
    2.3 9-12 1,580

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