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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Walnut Cove Elementary School

Walnut Cove, NC


Walnut Cove Elementary School
1211 Walnut Cove School Rd
Walnut Cove, NC  27052
Phone: 336-591-4408
Stokes County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 221
Type: Regular School    
Walnut Cove Elementary School

Walnut Cove Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#33
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Walnut Cove Elementary School is ranked #33 of 80 of the best elementary schools in Winston-Salem and surrounding areas (59th percentile). Click the link to see all 80 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#516
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Walnut Cove Elementary School is ranked #516 out of 1478 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (65th percentile). Click the link to see all 1478 elementary schools.


Overall, Walnut Cove Elementary School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Stokes County, NC. Walnut Cove Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 221 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

81.3
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Walnut Cove Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 81.3. This placed Walnut Cove Elementary School in the 64th 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
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  North Carolina Reading 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
End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 29% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 5% - Level 1
 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 22% - Level 3
 22% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 54% - Level 4 (Solid)
 54% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1



 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 - N/A
 
 Hispanic - N/A
 Two or More Races - 5%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 White - 82%
 White - 82%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Walnut Cove Elementary 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 Walnut Cove Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Southeastern Middle School 5 1.3 miles Walnut Cove, NC Regular 6-8
London Elementary School 4 1.8 miles Walnut Cove, NC Regular PK-5
Stokes Early College 9 4.0 miles Walnut Cove, NC Regular 9-13
South Stokes High School 5 5.1 miles Walnut Cove, NC Regular 9-12
Germanton Elementary School 3 5.2 miles Germanton, NC Regular K-5
Pine Hall Elementary School 7 5.6 miles Pine Hall, NC Regular PK-5
Rural Hall Elementary School 3 9.8 miles Rural Hall, NC Regular PK-5
Poplar Springs Elementary School 7 10.1 miles King, NC Regular K-5
Walkertown High School 4 10.4 miles Walkertown, NC Regular 9-12
Walkertown Middle School 3 10.4 miles Walkertown, NC Regular 6-8
Walkertown Elementary School 4 10.7 miles Walkertown, NC Regular PK-5
John W Dillard Elementary School 6 10.8 miles Madison, NC Regular PK-5
Western Rockingham Middle School 7 10.8 miles Madison, NC Regular 6-8
New Vision School of Science School 8 10.9 miles Madison, NC Regular K-5
Huntsville Elementary School 6 11.1 miles Madison, NC Regular PK-5
Monroeton Elementary School 5 11.3 miles Reidsville, NC Regular PK-5
Stokesdale Elementary School 9 11.3 miles Stokesdale, NC Regular PK-5
Ibraham Elementary School 1 11.8 miles Winston Salem, NC Regular PK-5
King Elementary School 6 11.9 miles King, NC Regular PK-5
North Stokes High School 5 12.1 miles Danbury, NC Regular 9-12