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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Seventy-First High School

Fayetteville, NC


Seventy-First High School
6764 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC  28304
Phone: 910-867-3116
Cumberland County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,451
Type: Regular School    
Seventy-First High School

Seventy-First High School


Metro Area Ranking

#15
Metro Area High School Ranking: Seventy-First High School is ranked #15 out of 17 of the best high schools in Fayetteville and surrounding areas (12th percentile). Cick the link to see all 17 high schools.


State Ranking

#466
Statewide High School Ranking: Seventy-First High School is ranked #466 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (10th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Seventy-First High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Cumberland County, NC. Seventy-First High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,451 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

65.2
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Seventy-First High School had a Student Growth Score of 65.2. This placed Seventy-First High School in the 29th percentile of 2410 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 14.2 20th 17.5
Math 16.1 15th 18.9
Reading 16 20th 19.1
Science 15.9 19th 18.8
Writing 4.8 28th 5.6

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 Seventy-First High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 36% - Level 2
 36% - Level 2
 41% - Level 1
 41% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 4 (Solid)
 24% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 39% - Level 1
 39% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 487
Math 464
Composite Score 951
SAT Participation Rate 32 %

Seventy-First High had an average SAT score of 951 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #209 out of 491 NC high schools (57th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Seventy-First High was 32% 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
 82% - Seventy-First High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 82% - Seventy-First High School
 88% - 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 - 69%
 Black - 69%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 White - 10%
 White - 10%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Seventy-First High School for the 2016-2017 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 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Seventy-First High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Seventy-First Classical Middle School 10 0.2 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8
Loyd E Auman Elementary School 4 0.3 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
Brentwood Elementary School 4 1.2 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
Cliffdale Elementary School 3 1.3 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
Lewis Chapel Middle School 2 1.8 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8
Anne Chesnutt Middle School 3 2.0 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8
E E Miller Elementary School 7 2.4 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
J W Coon Elementary School 4 2.6 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
E Melvin Honeycutt Elementary School 8 2.7 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
Montclair Elementary School 3 2.8 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
New Century International Middle School 6 2.8 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8
Sherwood Park Elementary School 4 2.8 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
John R Griffin Middle School 10 2.9 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8
New Century International Elementary School 7 2.9 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
William H Owen Elementary School 5 2.9 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular PK-5
Morganton Road Elementary School 3 3.0 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular K-5
Bill Hefner Elementary School 4 3.0 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular K-5
Westover High School 2 3.1 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 9-12
Douglas Byrd High School 1 3.2 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 9-12
Westover Middle School 3 3.2 miles Fayetteville, NC Regular 6-8