Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Dalton McMichael High School

Mayodan, NC


Dalton McMichael High School
6845 Hwy 135
Mayodan, NC  27027
Phone: 336-427-5165
Rockingham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 3 out of 10 stars
3

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 943
Type: Regular School    
Dalton McMichael High School

Dalton McMichael High School


Metro Area Ranking

#34
Metro Area High School Ranking: Dalton McMichael High School is ranked #34 out of 40 of the best high schools in Greensboro and surrounding areas (15th percentile). Cick the link to see all 40 high schools.


State Ranking

#403
Statewide High School Ranking: Dalton McMichael High School is ranked #403 out of 516 of the best high schools in North Carolina (22nd percentile). Click the link to see all 516 high schools.


Overall, Dalton McMichael High School is a 3-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Rockingham County, NC. Dalton McMichael High School has an enrollment of approximately 943 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

72.7
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Dalton McMichael High School had a Student Growth Score of 72.7. This placed Dalton McMichael High School in the 43rd percentile of 2423 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.    

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 14.9 26th 17.2
Math 17.5 28th 18.8
Reading 17 28th 19.1
Science 17.4 30th 18.9
Writing 12.7 29th 14.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Dalton McMichael High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 34% - Level 2
 34% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 26% - Level 1
 26% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 467
Math 480
Composite Score 947
SAT Participation Rate 50 %

Dalton McMichael High had an average SAT score of 947 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #153 out of 490 NC high schools (69th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Dalton McMichael High was 50% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 84% - Dalton McMichael High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 84% - Dalton McMichael High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 11%
 Black - 11%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 67%
 White - 67%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Dalton McMichael High School for the 2015-2016 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2015-2016 school year. Rankings for Dalton McMichael High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
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John W Dillard Elementary School 7 2.3 miles Madison, NC Regular PK-5
Western Rockingham Middle School 6 2.3 miles Madison, NC Regular 6-8
Stoneville Elementary School 4 3.8 miles Stoneville, NC Regular PK-5
Huntsville Elementary School 5 6.0 miles Madison, NC Regular PK-5
Pine Hall Elementary School 4 8.5 miles Pine Hall, NC Regular PK-5
Bethany Elementary School 6 8.5 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Douglass Elementary School 4 10.4 miles Eden, NC Regular PK-5
Sandy Ridge Elementary, Sandy Ridge School 8 10.5 miles Sandy Ridge, NC Regular K-5
Wentworth Elementary School 7 11.1 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Rockingham County Middle School 7 11.3 miles Reidsville, NC Regular 6-8
Rockingham County High School 5 11.4 miles Reidsville, NC Regular 9-12
Leaksville-Spray Elementary School 3 11.5 miles Eden, NC Regular PK-5
Monroeton Elementary School 5 12.6 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Stokesdale Elementary School 10 12.7 miles Stokesdale, NC Regular PK-5
J E Holmes Middle School 4 12.9 miles Eden, NC Regular 6-8
John M Morehead High School 2 13.0 miles Eden, NC Regular 9-12
Walnut Cove Elementary School 7 13.1 miles Walnut Cove, NC Regular PK-5
Southeastern Middle School 6 13.2 miles Walnut Cove, NC Regular 6-8
Central Elementary, Eden School 7 13.2 miles Eden, NC Regular K-5