School Details

W M Jenkins Elementary

3750 North Center Street, Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 327-3491
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 458 students 15 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

49%
41%
47%
49%
42%
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
  • Hickory City Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

54%
44%
48%
53%
41%
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
  • Hickory City Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
44%
48%
51%
36%
40%
57%
37%
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
  • Hickory City Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

W M Jenkins Elementary is a public elementary school in Hickory. The principal of W M Jenkins Elementary is Mr John Black, who can be contacted at blackjo@hickoryschools.net. 458 children attend W M Jenkins Elementary and identify as Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 46% of the 458 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at W M Jenkins Elementary is 15:1. Viewmont Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 6% 4%
White, non-Hispanic 58% 47%
Multiracial 5% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 18% 22%
Hispanic 14% 21%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.02%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 64%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Jenkins is a great school! The teachers principal and staff are attentive to the children's needs and learning ability. We also have excellent parent support and involvement!

  • (2 years ago)

    We love Jenkins. The principle is very personable the teachers are fabulous and we feel like our daughter is getting a great education! The parents are very involved and we have a wonderful PTA.

  • (6 years ago)

    Jenkins is a fabulous school. Fantastic teachers and great leadership!

  • (6 years ago)

    Great teachers nice facility with a fantastic and attentive principal who takes a personal interest in the children and concerns of the parents.

  • (10 years ago)

    Great principal and vice principal with innovative ideas. Listen to parental concerns and suggestions and place kid's needs above all else.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
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