School Details

Newport Elementary School

219 Chatham Street, Newport, NC 28570
(252) 223-4201
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 775 students 13 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

78%
71%
61%
74%
74%
60%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 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 2014
  • Carteret County Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

73%
61%
54%
80%
66%
56%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 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 2014
  • Carteret County Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
58%
56%
52%
61%
54%
66%
67%
64%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 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 2014
  • Carteret County Public Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Newport Elementary School is a public elementary school in Newport. The principal of Newport Elementary School is Mr Richard Paylor, who can be contacted at richard.paylor@carteretk12.org. 775 students attend Newport Elementary School and identify primarily as Multiracial; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 61% of the 775 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Newport Elementary School is 13:1. Grace Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% 6%
Hispanic 8% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 77% 80%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.2%
Asian 0.1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 61% 44%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    Newport Elementary is a welcoming place to visit and learn. Many warm faces to greet you in the front office and continuing on to staff & faculty. We are pleased to have our grandson there.

  • (3 years ago)

    I will say that the teachers are great so far. I have 2 daughters in school there now and the teachers respond quickly and are on top of things. I love them. The office staff are not. They have been rude and treat the parents like they don't matter. We are very involved. We have never missed a meeting event and we contribute for parties. The education is very good. They just need new office staff.

  • (4 years ago)

    Newport Elementary has ALWAYS been an amazing school. I went to Newport Elementary school as a child and I excelled there always had A's! Now my daughter attends Newport Elementary (after attending another school for k-1) She has been going for 2 and now 3rd grade. The faculty is awesome and the principle DOES care about the kids and how the parents feel about problems. I've had ONE problem and the Principle took the time to meet with me and the teacher to solve the issue. The school is a GOOD GREAT WONDERFUL school.

  • (5 years ago)

    I saw the old review and didn't want anyone to get the wrong impression of this school. There has been new administration since the 2004 review was posted and let me assure you the principal here is wonderful! She even walks around the cafeteria during lunch interacting with the students. I think I've probably walked by her office 3 times this year where she was actually in it. She's actively involved and not hiding away in her office all day. She genuinely cares about the students their safety and their growth and it's wonderful to see!

  • (7 years ago)

    I currently teach at NES where our staff is second to none. We are a highly qualified and extremely dedicated group of professionals. Unfortunately as with many other schools only the squeaky wheels get greased--there aren't many parents who go out of their way to praise the teachers or the school that helps to raise and mold their children.

  • (7 years ago)

    We have only been attending this school for one year and I have to admit that I am a bit underwhelmed. While the staff is personable and my child seems to enjoy the company of the other kids in the class communication between the staff and parents is at a minimum and academics seem to be spotty. One week my child will come home with a C or a D on a test and the next week's test will be an A+. The difference is the amount of time I have to spend with him on homework daily . I believe parents should be actively involved in their children's education but I resent having to 're-teach' the lesson every night.

  • (10 years ago)

    Newport Elementary has become a big disappointment. The principal stays in her office most days and does not interact with the children. She treats the school and the children as if it is a high school.

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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