Dana Elementary School

690 Ridge Rd, Dana, NC 28724 | (828) 685-7743
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 488
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 488 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 690 Ridge Road, Dana, NC 28724
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Kelly Schofield
  • Fax: (828) 685-4004
  • Website: www.henderson.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 488
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 262 (53.7%)
  • Females: 226 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 42 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 307 (62.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 349 (71.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dana Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Black377.6%
Asian51.0%
Hispanic16834.4%
White27556.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dana Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten40.8%
Kindergarten6813.9%
1st Grade10020.5%
2nd Grade7715.8%
3rd Grade7715.8%
4th Grade8216.8%
5th Grade8016.4%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Dana 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
201092.1%86.9%83.0%
200988.9%87.2%82.4%
 
Reading Test
201063.5%72.1%67.6%
200970.9%72.2%66.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.0%90.2%84.3%
200990.9%91.6%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201072.6%79.8%73.1%
200968.9%79.2%70.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.0%91.0%82.3%
 
Reading Test
201080.0%82.1%72.3%
200978.7%78.8%69.6%
 
Science Test
201095.0%85.2%69.8%
200990.7%77.4%61.5%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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