401 East First Street
Cherryville, NC 28021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
W B Beam Intermediate School serves 193 students in grades 4-5.
W B Beam Intermediate School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower 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 35% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

W B Beam Intermediate School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

W B Beam Intermediate School's student population of 193 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-5
Total Students
193 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
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School Rankings

W B Beam Intermediate School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of W B Beam Intermediate School is 0.36, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1846 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
79%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 4-5
  • Students: 193 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.36 (Btm 50%)

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