Grade 3-8 Grade Level Proficiency
North Carolina public school students in grades 3, 5, and 8 are required to meet statewide standards for promotion in addition to local promotion requirements. Student test performance is reported as one of five achievement levels. Levels 1 and 2 are below grade level. Level 3 is grade level proficient. Levels 4 and 5 indicate students are on track for career and college readiness.
Measure provided shows the percentage of students demonstrating grade level achievement in End-of-Grade (EOG) combined (reading, mathematics, and science) assessments.
Community Focus Areas:
A three-year plan has been created for district-wide training and implementation of Focused Learning.
English Language Arts Curriculum Coaches serve K-12 teachers with resources and instructional support.
Motivation Math is used in grades 1-8 as a supplemental resource to address the absence of textbooks.
Parent Academies are held throughout the year focusing on supporting students’ academic needs at home and school with a particular emphasis on literacy support and instruction.
WCS has developed curriculum frameworks which are aligned to state standards and include online resources, graphic organizers, and aligned assessments and are accessible through the district website and SchoolNet.
NCSTAR School Improvement Plans for schools will align to district improvement plans and be monitored by Senior Staff and district personnel.
Ninety-minute math and reading blocks have been established for students in grades 3-8.
Senior Staff is tracking and monitoring student attendance and discipline incidents and analyzing the data with principals
Response to Literature is being implemented to address writing across grades K-2.
Grade 3-8 Grade Level Proficiency (Combined)
Note: Information for the 2019/2020 academic year is unavailable due to COVID-19
Source: North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Note: Data is measured annually.