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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.

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