Combs Elementary School

2001 Lorimer Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606 | (919) 233-4300
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 811
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 811 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Muriel Summers
  • Fax: (919) 233-4042
  • Website: combses.wcpss.net
School Operational Details
  • Magnet School
Additional School Details
School Program Type: Magnet
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 811
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 51.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 419 (51.7%)
  • Females: 392 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 46 (5.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 213 (26.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 259 (31.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Combs Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black20725.5%
Asian658.0%
Hispanic10512.9%
White43253.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Combs Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten20.2%
Kindergarten15719.4%
1st Grade14017.3%
2nd Grade13516.6%
3rd Grade11914.7%
4th Grade11814.5%
5th Grade14017.3%
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 Combs 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
201090.8%85.4%83.0%
200992.6%85.7%82.4%
 
Reading Test
201077.1%72.5%67.6%
200973.8%72.2%66.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.2%87.7%84.3%
200992.8%87.0%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201080.9%78.2%73.1%
200981.2%76.3%70.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201088.9%86.2%82.3%
200988.0%85.5%81.1%
 
Reading Test
201083.0%78.0%72.3%
200974.4%76.2%69.6%
 
Science Test
201080.0%72.1%69.8%
200973.5%66.3%61.5%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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