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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Sadler Elementary School

Gastonia, NC


Sadler Elementary School
3950 West Franklin Boulevard
Gastonia, NC  28052 (Gaston County)
Phone: 704-862-5895

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 1 out of 10 stars
1

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 502
Type: Regular School    
System: Gaston County Schools
Sadler Elementary School

Sadler Elementary School

#290
Elementary School Ranking: Sadler Elementary School is ranked #290 out of 300 elementary schools in the greater Charlotte metro area (3rd percentile). Click here to see all 300 elementary schools.


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

-1.1
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Index: Sadler Elementary School had a Student Growth Index of -1.1. This placed Sadler Elementary School in the 44th 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 Sadler Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Forest Heights Elementary School 1 2.1 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
Bessemer City Middle School 2 2.4 miles Bessemer City Regular 6-8
Bessemer City High School 3 2.9 miles Bessemer City Regular 9-12
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School 2 3.0 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
Bessemer City Central Elementary School 2 3.1 miles Bessemer City Regular 3-5
Hunter Huss High School 1 3.3 miles Gastonia Regular 9-12
Rhyne Elementary School 1 3.3 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
Southwest Middle School 2 3.5 miles Gastonia Regular 6-8
Chapel Grove Elementary School 3 3.6 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
York Chester Middle School 1 3.8 miles Gastonia Regular 6-8
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 1 4.0 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
H H Beam Elementary School 1 4.1 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
Highland School of Technology 9 4.2 miles Gastonia Regular 9-12
Woodhill Elementary School 3 4.7 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
Costner Elementary School 5 5.0 miles Dallas Regular PK-5
Carr Elementary School 2 5.7 miles Dallas Regular PK-5
Grier Middle School 2 5.9 miles Gastonia Regular 6-8
Sherwood Elementary School 2 5.9 miles Gastonia Regular PK-5
Robinson Elementary School 5 6.3 miles Gastonia Regular PK-3
Hawks Nest Intermediate School 7 6.3 miles Gastonia Regular 4-5


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