School Details

Northwest Elementary

1701 Old Well Road, Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-5143
4

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 469 students 16 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

28%
35%
47%
30%
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
  • Lenoir County Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

33%
36%
48%
31%
34%
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
  • Lenoir County Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

53%
43%
48%
35%
33%
40%
41%
44%
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
  • Lenoir County Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Northwest Elementary is a public elementary school in Kinston. The principal of Northwest Elementary is Mrs Dawn Hunter and can be contacted at dhunter@lenoir.k12.nc.us. 469 students go to Northwest Elementary and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian. 79% of the 469 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Northwest Elementary is 16:1. Northeast Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Sports

  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 71% 45%
Hispanic 5% 11%
Asian 3% 0.7%
White, non-Hispanic 21% 40%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.6%
Multiracial 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% %
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79% 73%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Nice Teachers but a lot of drama sometimes northwest can get on your last nerves but after all its a GREAT SCHOOL

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