U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

Table of contents
•Title page
•Introduction
•Acknowledgments
•National Summary
State Profiles
•Sources
•Appendix A
•Appendix B
•Appendix C
•Full report in PDF format (1,601K)

State Education Indicators with a Focus on Title I

North Carolina
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us


School and Teacher Demographics

Per Pupil Expenditures
(CCD, 1998-1999)
$5,656

Number of districts
(CCD, 1999-2000)
120

Number of public schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
1,276 438 337 92 2,148

Number of charter schools
(CCD, 1999-2000)
82

Number of FTE teachers
(CCD, 1999-2000)
Elementary Middle High Combined Total
41,887 19,503 22,481 1,935 86,044

Public school enrollment
  1993-94 1999-2000
K-8
(CCD)
798,816 926,188
9-12
(CCD)
305,060 341,200
Total
(CCD)
1,133,231 1,275,925
Pre-K
(by state definition)
8,469 8,515

Sources of funding
District average
(CCD, 1998-99)

State 69%, Local 24%, Federal 7%

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Student Demographics

Race/ethnicity
(CCD, K-12)
  1993-94 1999-2000
American Indian/Alaskan Natives 17,660 18,977
  2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 12,796 22,903
  1% 2%
Black 343,538 399,218
  30% 31%
Hispanic 14,680 46,766
  1% 4%
White 744,557 788,090
  66% 62%
Other n/a n/a
 

Students with disabilities
(OSEP)
1993-94 1999-2000
116,907 150,403
11% 12%

Students with Limited English Proficiency
(ED/NCBE, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
12,408 41,667
1% 3%

Migratory students
(OME, K-12)
1993-94 1999-2000
10,103 n/a
1%

All schools by percent of students eligible to participate in the Free Lunch Program*
(CCD, 1999-2000)

For 0 to 34%, 724 schools; 35% to 49%, 495 schools; 50% to 74%, 533 schools; 75% to 100%, 271 schools

*125 schools did not report.

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Statewide Accountability Information
(Collected from States, January 2002 for 2001-2002 school year)

Statewide Goal for Schools on State Assessment
Sixty percent students at/above grade level in Reading, Writing and Math (grade 3-8); and 60 percent in Reading, Writing, Math, Science & Social Studies (grades 9-12).

Expected School Improvement on Assessment
Annual growth/ gain over a baseline set for each school.

Indicators for School Accountability
Primarily End of Grade and End of Course Test; additional components in high school

Title I Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) for Schools
Meet growth expectation and 50% students at grade level, or above 60% at grade level without growth.

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Title I

Title I
(ED Consolidated Report, 1999-2000)
  School Wide
Programs
Targeted
Assistance
Totals
Number of Schools 660 370 1,030
  64% 36% 100%
Schools Meeting AYP Goal 646 361 1,007
  98% 98% 98%
School in Need of Improvement 10 2 12
  2% 1% 1%

Title I allocation
(Includes Basic, Concentration, and LEA grants, Capital Expenditures, Even Start, Migrant Education, and Neglected & Delinquent, ED, 1999-00)
$764,295,516

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NAEP State Results
  Grade 4 Grade 8
Reading, 1998:  
Proficient level and above 28% 31%
Basic level and above 62% 76%
Math, 2000:  
Proficient level and above 28% 30%
Basic level and above 76% 70%

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Assessment Information
Assessment Reported North Carolina End of Grade/End of Course Test
State Definition of "Proficient" Level 3-mastery of grade level subject matter and skills and are prepared for next grade level

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Student Achievement 1999-2000

Percentage of students meeting state proficiency levels

Grade 4

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level 1 Level 2 | Level 3 Level 4
All Students 7% 21% | 42% 30%
Title I Schools 10 27 | 44 20
High Poverty Schools 13 33 | 42 12
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 20 40 | 37 3
Migratory students 14 28 | 42 16
Students with Disabilities 24 37 | 31 8

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level 1 Level 2 | Level 3 Level 4
All Students 2% 13% | 44% 41%
Title I Schools 3 18 | 50 30
High Poverty Schools 4 24 | 52 21
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 4 24 | 55 17
Migratory students 3 19 | 46 32
Students with Disabilities 8 31 | 46 15

Student achievement trend
Reading 4th grade meets or exceeds Level 3

For 1996-97, 68% of all student meet or exceed Level 3, and 49% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3, For 1997-98, 71% of all students meet or exceed Level 3, and 53% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3. For 1998-99, 71% of all students meet or exceed Level 3, 53% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3. For 1999-00, 72% of all students meet or exceed Standard, 54% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3.

Grade 8

Reading/Language Arts
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level 1 Level 2 | Level 3 Level 4
All Students 3% 15% | 44% 39%
Title I Schools 4 20 | 50 27
High Poverty Schools 7 27 | 49 17
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 16 42 | 38 4
Migratory Students 11 28 | 38 22
Students with Disabilities 16 39 | 36 9

 

Mathematics
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level 1 Level 2 | Level 3 Level 4
All Students 5% 15% | 36% 44%
Title I Schools 6 20 | 41 33
High Poverty Schools 11 25 | 41 23
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 17 31 | 38 14
Migratory Students 13 20 | 37 30
Students with Disabilities 21 35 | 33 12

Student achievement trend
Math 8th grade meets or exceeds Level 3

For 1996-97, 69% of all students meet or exceed Level 3, and 46% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3. For 1997-98, 76% of all students meet or exceed Level 3, and 61% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3. For 1998-99, 78% of all students meet or exceed Level 3, 68% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3. For 1999-00, 80% of all students meet or exceed Level 3, 64% of students in High Poverty Schools meet or exceed Level 3.

 

Grade End of Course

English 1
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level 1 Level 2 | Level 3 Level 4
All Students 8% 24% | 40% 28%
Title I Schools 18 35 | 33 14
High Poverty Schools 25 43 | 26 6
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 29 47 | 19 4
Migratory Students 12 35 | 43 10
Students with Disabilities 33 41 | 22 4

 

Algebra I
          Proficient Above Proficiency
  Level 1 Level 2 | Level 3 Level 4
All Students 9% 22% | 39% 30%
Title I Schools 14 21 | 34 31
High Poverty Schools 23 26 | 32 18
        |    
Students with Limited English Proficiency 11 23 | 42 25
Migratory Students 10 32 | 38 21
Students with Disabilities 29 33 | 28 10


High School Indicators
  1993-94 1998-99
High school dropout rate
(CCD, event)
n/a n/a
  1994-95 1998-99
Postsecondary enrollment
(IPEDS, High school grads enrolled in college)
30,961 40,558
54% 68%

Sources


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