Another #1 Academic Ranking for Elkin City Schools
#1 in Percentage of teachers meeting or exceeding student growth expectations in North Carolina
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recently released summary reports on educator effectiveness which placed Elkin City Schools at the top of the statewide list of school districts for the percentage of teachers meeting or exceeding expected student growth for 2012-2013.
According to the report, the Elkin City Schools’ district had a rating of 97.4% of teachers in the district that had students who Met or Exceeded student growth expectations. Growth in this instance refers to teachers who had students demonstrate more than a year’s worth of academic growth within a single academic year.
In the summary reports on educator effectiveness for those teachers who exceeded expectations for student growth, Elkin City Schools was ranked #2 in that category. 43.6% of Elkin City Schools students Exceeded Expected student growth while 53.8% Met Expected student growth. Elkin City Schools was well above the state average of 23.3 percent to Exceed Expected Student Growth.
Three school systems in the local region (Mt. Airy City, Elkin City and Yadkin County Schools) were in the Top 20 among 115 school districts in North Carolina for Exceeding Expected Student Growth. The educator effectiveness scores reﬂect the baseline year in North Carolina’s new accountability model.
See the whole state’s Teacher Effectiveness report at:
Elkin City Schools
202 West Spring Street
Elkin, NC 28621