Pearsontown Elementary School

4915 Barbee Rd, Durham, NC 27713 | (919) 560-3964
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 899
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 899 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: Board of Education, Durham, NC 27713
  • Principal or Admin: Dionne Mclaughlin
  • Fax: (919) 560-2103
  • Website: www.pearsontown.dpsnc.net
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Year Round
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 899
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 443 (49.3%)
  • Females: 456 (50.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 34 (3.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 251 (27.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 285 (31.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pearsontown Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black62169.1%
Asian495.5%
Hispanic586.5%
White16918.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pearsontown Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten192.1%
Kindergarten13414.9%
1st Grade15717.5%
2nd Grade16117.9%
3rd Grade16218.0%
4th Grade13515.0%
5th Grade13114.6%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Pearsontown Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 22, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This is a great school it teaches you everything. And they have great teachers too. And good special ed teachers.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Pearsontown Elementary School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201093.2%73.1%83.0%
200988.5%69.9%82.4%
 
Reading Test
201078.2%54.9%67.6%
200973.2%51.0%66.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201091.9%73.5%84.3%
200989.2%70.2%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201078.9%58.0%73.1%
200982.9%55.5%70.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201084.3%70.9%82.3%
 
Reading Test
201088.9%59.5%72.3%
200986.8%61.3%69.6%
 
Science Test
201076.4%61.0%69.8%
200975.7%49.3%61.5%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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