About This School
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Arts Based Elementary School made AYP in 2012. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of North Carolina in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Arts Based Elementary School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Arts Based Elementary School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The North Carolina average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher. Learn more about Arts Based Elementary School's students and teachers. more
Elementary Schools Nearby
|School Name distance||TestRating||Community Rating|
|The Downtown School 0.3 miles|
|Downtown Middle School 0.8 miles|
|Cook Elementary School 0.8 miles|
|Salem Montessori School 1.1 miles||n/a|
|Salem Baptist Christian School 1.1 miles||n/a|
Enrollment (2011)Total: 301
Student Economic Level (2011)In 2011, Arts Based Elementary School had 23% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. North Carolina had 50% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Arts Based Elementary District Spending
In 2011, Arts Based Elementary School had 15 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The North Carolina average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.Compare to other schools in Arts Based Elementary School District
About the EOG
What is it?
The End-of-Grades (EOG) Tests are annual tests used to measure a student's mastery of the state's grade-level academic standards.
Which Grades and Subjects?
Students in grades 3 through 8 are assessed in reading and math.
How is it Scored?
Students receive a score of level 1 through level 4. The goal is for students to score at or above level 3, the proficient level. Students who do not score at the proficient level are eligible for remedial help, may retake the exam and may not be promot