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Balls Creek Elementary School

Newton, NC


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Balls Creek Elementary School
2620 Balls Creek Road
Newton, NC  28658
Phone: 828-464-4464
Catawba County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: PK-6
Enrollment: 689
Type: Regular School  
Balls Creek Elementary School

Balls Creek Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#108
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Balls Creek Elementary School is ranked #108 of 307 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (65th percentile). Click the link to see all 307 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#488
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Balls Creek Elementary School is ranked #488 out of 1468 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (67th percentile). Click the link to see all 1468 elementary schools.


Overall, Balls Creek 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 Catawba County, NC. Balls Creek Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 689 students and serves grades PK-6. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

80.8
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Balls Creek Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 80.8. This placed Balls Creek Elementary School in the 62nd percentile of 2322 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

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Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests
End of Grade Tests

EOG Reading Grade 3

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 46% - Level 4 (Solid)
 46% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 3
 19% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1



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Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 2%
 Black - 2%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 White - 80%
 White - 80%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Balls Creek Elementary School for the 2018-2019 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2018-2019 school year. Rankings for Balls Creek Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Bandys High School 9 2.5 miles Catawba, NC Regular 9-12
Mill Creek Middle School 7 2.5 miles Claremont, NC Regular 7-8
Charles H Tuttle Elementary School 7 3.4 miles Maiden, NC Regular K-6
Catawba Elementary School 6 5.5 miles Catawba, NC Regular PK-6
South Newton Elementary School 4 5.9 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-5
Maiden Elementary School 5 5.9 miles Maiden, NC Regular K-6
Claremont Elementary School 5 5.9 miles Claremont, NC Regular PK-6
Maiden Middle School 6 6.1 miles Maiden, NC Regular 7-8
Newton-Conover High School 6 6.4 miles Newton, NC Regular 9-12
Maiden High School 7 6.5 miles Maiden, NC Regular 9-12
North Newton Elementary School 3 6.6 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-5
North Lincoln High School 9 6.8 miles Lincolnton, NC Regular 9-12
Shuford Elementary School 9 7.4 miles Conover, NC Regular PK-5
Pumpkin Center Intermediate School 9 7.8 miles Lincolnton, NC Regular 3-5
Sherrills Ford Elementary School 9 7.9 miles Sherrills Ford, NC Regular K-6
Startown Elementary School 7 8.0 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-6
River Bend Middle School 6 8.2 miles Claremont, NC Regular 7-8
North Lincoln Middle School 9 8.2 miles Denver, NC Regular 6-8
Sharon Elementary School 9 8.3 miles Statesville, NC Regular PK-5
Bunker Hill High School 6 8.5 miles Claremont, NC Regular 9-12






 




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