School Details

Eastway Elementary

610 North Alston Avenue, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3910
1

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 561 students 11 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

15%
35%
47%
14%
35%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Durham Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

20%
36%
48%
12%
32%
44%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Durham Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
39%
48%
9%
31%
40%
22%
36%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Durham Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Eastway Elementary is a public elementary school in Durham. The principal of Eastway Elementary is Shayla Holeman, who can be contacted at shayla.holeman@dpsnc.net. 561 students attend Eastway Elementary and identify primarily as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 100% of the 561 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Eastway Elementary is 11:1. Burton Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 51% 51%
Hispanic 43% 24%
Multiracial 3% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 19%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.5% 3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.1%
Asian 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 100% 66%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Eastway Elemenatary School is working so hard. The teachers are so dedicated and committed to the success of each student. Rigor and high expectations are evident in every single classroom. Eastway often gets a bad name-but to find out the truth you need to check it out your self. Way to go Eastway!

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