School Details

Polk Central Elementary School

2141 South Nc9 Hwy, Mill Spring, NC 28756
(828) 894-8233
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-5 344 students 10 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

80%
75%
61%
78%
71%
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
  • Polk County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

70%
64%
54%
61%
62%
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
  • Polk County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
67%
56%
53%
66%
54%
78%
75%
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
  • Polk County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Polk Central Elementary School is a public elementary school. The principal of Polk Central Elementary School is Ms Dorothy M Kinlaw, who can be contacted at dkinlaw@polkschools.org. 344 students attend Polk Central Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 89% of the 344 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Polk Central Elementary School is 10:1. Sunny View Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Theater drama

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 74% 79%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 6%
Multiracial 4% 3%
Hispanic 16% 12%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.4%
Asian 0.3% 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 89% 63%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    Excellent first grade program. Teachers are caring and wonderful. The academics are stressed and practiced.I moved to the area and was very impressed by the school.

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Overall score

(based on 3 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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