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Kensington Elementary School

Waxhaw, NC


Kensington Elementary School
8701 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, NC  28173
Phone: 704-290-1500
Union County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 804
Type: Regular School  
Kensington Elementary School

Kensington Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#40
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Kensington Elementary School is ranked #40 of 291 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (86th percentile). Click the link to see all 291 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#120
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Kensington Elementary School is ranked #120 out of 1458 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (92nd percentile). Click the link to see all 1458 elementary schools.


Overall, Kensington Elementary School is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Union County, NC. Kensington Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 804 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

59.7
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Kensington Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 59.7. This placed Kensington Elementary School in the 18th percentile of 2368 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.  

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


North Carolina Standardized Tests
End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 42% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 8% - Level 2
 8% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 39% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 9% - Level 2
 9% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 40% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 8% - Level 2
 8% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 5% - Level 2
 5% - Level 2
 7% - Level 1
 7% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 59% - Level 4 (Solid)
 59% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1



 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 5%
 Asian - 5%
 Black - 9%
 Black - 9%
 Hispanic - 11%
 Hispanic - 11%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 71%
 White - 71%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Kensington Elementary School for the 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Kensington Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Sandy Ridge Elementary School 10 2.2 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular PK-5
Marvin Ridge Middle School 10 2.3 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular 6-8
Marvin Ridge High School 10 2.4 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular 9-12
Cuthbertson Middle School 10 2.8 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular 6-8
Cuthbertson High School 10 3.0 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular 9-12
Waxhaw Elementary School 8 3.0 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular PK-5
Marvin Elementary School 10 4.2 miles Marvin, NC Regular PK-5
Indian Land High School 8 4.5 miles Indian Land, SC Regular 9-12
New Town Elementary School 10 4.6 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular PK-5
Indian Land Middle School 9 4.7 miles Indian Land, SC Regular 6-8
Indian Land Elementary School 8 4.8 miles Indian Land, SC Regular K-5
Weddington High School 10 4.9 miles Matthews, NC Regular 9-12
Rea View Elementary School 10 4.9 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular K-5
Western Union Elementary School 9 5.0 miles Waxhaw, NC Regular PK-5
Weddington Middle School 10 5.2 miles Matthews, NC Regular 6-8
Weddington Elementary School 10 5.2 miles Matthews, NC Regular PK-5
Ardrey Kell High School 10 6.6 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 9-12
Elon Park Elementary School 10 6.6 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Community House Middle School 10 6.9 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Harrisburg Elementary School 8 7.1 miles Indian Land, SC Regular PK-5






 




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