ABCs of Public Education
Growth and Performance of
North Carolina Schools

Top 25 Schools in Academic Growth
These schools have attained the State's 25 highest values on the exemplary growth composite. They will be recognized at the statewide banquet in September, 1997. In addition, they will receive a dated banner to hang in the school, a certificate and school incentive awards.


Met Met Exmplry Grade Expctd Exmplry Prfrmnc Grwth Final System School Span Grwth Grwth Cmpst Score ADM*
420 Halifax County 316 DAWSON ELEMENTARY PK 5 Yes Yes 94.80 37.65 183 480 Hyde County 316 OCRACOKE K 12 Yes Yes 91.30 21.59 72 420 Halifax County 344 MCIVER ELEMENTARY PK 5 Yes Yes 85.30 18.16 205 560 Macon County 332 NANTAHALA SCHOOL K 12 Yes Yes 81.60 16.17 128 770 Richmond County 332 HOFFMAN ELEMENTARY K 6 Yes Yes 77.20 15.86 146 610 Mitchell County 308 BULADEAN ELEMENTARY K 8 Yes Yes 60.10 14.52 131 60 Avery County 308 BEECH MOUNTAIN ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 78.60 11.66 67 520 Jones County 308 COMFORT ELEMENTARY PK 5 Yes Yes 72.10 10.54 121 990 Yadkin County 336 YADKINVILLE ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 74.60 10.08 828 190 Chatham County 352 SILK HOPE ELEMENTARY PK 8 Yes Yes 77.10 8.82 495 820 Sampson County 364 PLAIN VIEW ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 76.50 8.73 395 190 Chatham County 308 BONLEE ELEMENTARY K 8 Yes Yes 72.80 8.70 471 350 Franklin County 340 YOUNGSVILLE ELEM PK 6 Yes Yes 78.60 8.45 714 570 Madison County 324 MARSHALL ELEMENTARY 3 5 Yes Yes 73.40 8.40 159 570 Madison County 332 WALNUT ELEMENTARY PK 5 Yes Yes 90.70 8.15 82 750 Polk County 320 SALUDA ELEMENTARY PK 8 Yes Yes 77.40 7.97 197 680 Orange County 330 NEW HOPE ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 79.10 7.71 625 310 Duplin County 330 CHINQUAPIN ELEM PK 8 Yes Yes 73.50 7.58 498 110 Buncombe County 368 HAW CREEK ELEMENTARY K 6 Yes Yes 87.10 7.56 627 800 Rowan-Salisbury 328 CORRIHER LIPE MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 72.30 7.53 635 510 Johnston County 412 CLAYTON MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 78.20 7.35 890 570 Madison County 316 LAUREL ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 78.30 7.35 97 920 Wake County 598 WEATHERSTONE ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.30 7.33 716 140 Caldwell County 316 DUDLEY SHOALS ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 73.90 7.30 432 810 Rutherford County 364 MOUNT VERNON ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 70.22 7.15 257

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