Banks Elementary School

2148 Falling Creek Rd, Kinston, NC 28504 | (252) 527-9470
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 491
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 491 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Cynthia Faulkner
  • Fax: (252) 522-9714
  • Website: www.lenoir.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: 491
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 31.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 278 (56.6%)
  • Females: 213 (43.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 57 (11.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 202 (41.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 259 (52.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Banks Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Black15431.4%
Asian91.8%
Hispanic5210.6%
White27355.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Banks Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten6112.4%
1st Grade8517.3%
2nd Grade8316.9%
3rd Grade10822.0%
4th Grade8116.5%
5th Grade7314.9%
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 Banks 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
201084.0%77.8%83.0%
200991.1%75.2%82.4%
 
Reading Test
201061.0%57.6%67.6%
200981.0%57.2%66.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.5%83.7%84.3%
200993.4%77.6%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201074.4%68.4%73.1%
200986.8%67.1%70.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201093.1%80.2%82.3%
200985.7%76.8%81.1%
 
Reading Test
201084.7%65.9%72.3%
200971.4%64.1%69.6%
 
Science Test
201086.1%64.4%69.8%
200972.1%57.1%61.5%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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