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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Robert E. Cashion Elementary School

Greenville, SC


Robert E. Cashion Elementary School
1500 Fork Shoals Road
Greenville, SC  29605
Phone: 864-355-8000
Greenville County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 667
Type: Regular School    
Robert E. Cashion Elementary School

Robert E. Cashion Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#83
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Robert E. Cashion Elementary School is ranked #83 of 103 of the best elementary schools in Greenville and surrounding areas (19th percentile). Click the link to see all 103 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#401
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Robert E. Cashion Elementary School is ranked #401 out of 666 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (40th percentile). Click the link to see all 666 elementary schools.


Overall, Robert E. Cashion Elementary School is a 4-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Greenville County, SC. Robert E. Cashion Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 667 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.




South Carolina Standardized Tests

SC Ready Test Results

English

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 1341.4 34th 1346.3
4 1444.8 51st 1445.4
5 1535.3 24th 1544.5

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 1341.4 34th 1346.3
4 1444.8 51st 1445.4
5 1535.3 24th 1544.5

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 1348.1 39th 1352.1
4 1450.4 55th 1450.3
5 1542.4 33rd 1548.5

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 1348.1 39th 1352.1
4 1450.4 55th 1450.3
5 1542.4 33rd 1548.5


SC PASS Test Results (SC Palmetto Assessment of State Standards)

Science

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 627.4 58th 626
5 603.5 26th 627.8

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 627.4 58th 626
5 603.5 26th 627.8

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 650.8 61st 646.7
5 610.9 24th 634.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 650.8 61st 646.7
5 610.9 24th 634.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 71% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)
 71% - This School
 65% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 4% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)
 4% - This School
 4% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 12% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 12% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2015-2016 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Robert E. Cashion Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Robert E. Cashion Elementary School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

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