Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.
Student Growth Index Explained

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Millbridge Elementary School

China Grove, NC

Millbridge Elementary School
155 Ed Deal Rd
China Grove, NC  28023 (Rowan County)
Phone: 704-855-5591

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 556
Type: Regular School    
System: Rowan-Salisbury Schools
Millbridge Elementary School

Millbridge Elementary School

Elementary School Ranking: Millbridge Elementary School is ranked #118 out of 300 elementary schools in the greater Charlotte metro area (61st percentile). Click here to see all 300 elementary schools.

Overall, Millbridge Elementary School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Rowan County, NC and is part of the Rowan-Salisbury Schools district.

(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Index: Millbridge Elementary School had a Student Growth Index of 2.3. This placed Millbridge Elementary School in the 69th percentile of 478 Charlotte-area public schools with comparable student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth index measures how well given schools grow student achievement over time.    

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Please note: Starting in 2014, the state of North Carolina began to assign letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2013-2014 school year. Rankings for Millbridge Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
South Rowan High School 4 3.3 miles China Grove Regular 9-12
Landis Elementary School 1 3.8 miles Landis Regular PK-5
Corriher Lipe Middle School 3 4.5 miles Landis Regular 6-8
Enochville Elementary School 4 4.6 miles China Grove Regular K-5
China Grove Elementary School 3 4.6 miles China Grove Regular PK-5
Knollwood Elementary School 2 4.7 miles Salisbury Regular K-5
China Grove Middle School 5 5.1 miles China Grove Regular 6-8
Mt Ulla Elementary School 4 5.5 miles Mount Ulla Regular K-5
East Mooresville Intermediate School 8 6.6 miles Mooresville Regular 4-6
West Rowan High School 2 6.8 miles Mount Ulla Regular 9-12
Carson High School 5 6.8 miles China Grove Regular 9-12
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School 3 6.8 miles Kannapolis Regular PK-4
Fred L Wilson Elementary School 3 7.3 miles Kannapolis Regular PK-4
Jackson Park Elementary School 4 7.4 miles Kannapolis Regular K-4
A L Brown High School 5 7.5 miles Kannapolis Regular 9-12
Kannapolis Intermediate School 3 7.8 miles Kannapolis Regular 5-6
Mooresville Intermediate School 8 7.9 miles Mooresville Regular 4-6
Rocky River Elementary School 9 7.9 miles Mooresville Regular PK-3
Mooresville Middle School 8 8.1 miles Mooresville Regular 7-8
Park View Elementary School 10 8.2 miles Mooresville Regular PK-3

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