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Balls Creek Elementary School

Newton, NC


Balls Creek Elementary School
2620 Balls Creek Road
Newton, NC  28658
Phone: 828-464-4766
Catawba County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8  

Grades Served: PK-6
Enrollment: 661
Type: Regular School
Balls Creek Elementary School

Balls Creek Elementary School



Metro Area Ranking

#101
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Balls Creek Elementary School is ranked #101 of 332 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (70th percentile). Click the link to see all 332 elementary schools.

State Ranking

#406
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Balls Creek Elementary School is ranked #406 out of 1536 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (74th percentile). Click the link to see all 1536 elementary schools.

Overall, Balls Creek Elementary School is a 8-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 661 students and serves grades PK-6. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

81.6
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Balls Creek Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 81.6. This placed Balls Creek Elementary School in the 65th percentile of 2385 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.

 North Carolina Letter Grades
C
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

B
  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

C
  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

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


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Students

Student Enrollment Trend

Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 4%
 Asian - 4%
 Black - 2%
 Black - 2%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 White - 77%
 White - 77%

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 2022-2023 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 27% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 20% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 20% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 4

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 4 (Solid)
 21% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 16% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 48% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 48% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 5

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 18% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 18% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 34% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 34% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 6

 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 19% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 16% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 16% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 3

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 4 (Solid)
 24% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 24% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 50% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 50% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 4

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 16% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 38% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 38% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 5

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 14% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 42% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 42% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 6

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 25% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 44% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 44% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Science Grade 5

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 18% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 18% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 19% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 19% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)


School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2022-2023 school year. Rankings for Balls Creek Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Regular Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Bandys High School
2.5 miles Catawba PK-12
Mill Creek Middle School
2.5 miles Claremont 7-8
Charles H Tuttle Elementary School
3.4 miles Maiden K-6
Catawba Elementary School
5.5 miles Catawba PK-6
South Newton Elementary School
5.9 miles Newton PK-5
Maiden Elementary School
5.9 miles Maiden PK-6
Claremont Elementary School
5.9 miles Claremont PK-6
Maiden Middle School
6.1 miles Maiden 7-8
Newton-Conover High School
6.4 miles Newton 9-12
Maiden High School
6.5 miles Maiden 9-12
North Newton Elementary School
6.6 miles Newton PK-5
North Lincoln High School
6.8 miles Lincolnton 9-12
Shuford Elementary School
7.4 miles Conover K-5
Pumpkin Center Intermediate School
7.8 miles Lincolnton 3-5
Sherrills Ford Elementary School
7.9 miles Sherrills Ford K-6
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Bandys High School
2.5 miles PK-12
Mill Creek Middle School
2.5 miles 7-8
Charles H Tuttle Elementary School
3.4 miles K-6
Catawba Elementary School
5.5 miles PK-6
South Newton Elementary School
5.9 miles PK-5
Maiden Elementary School
5.9 miles PK-6
Claremont Elementary School
5.9 miles PK-6
Maiden Middle School
6.1 miles 7-8
Newton-Conover High School
6.4 miles 9-12
Maiden High School
6.5 miles 9-12
North Newton Elementary School
6.6 miles PK-5
North Lincoln High School
6.8 miles 9-12
Shuford Elementary School
7.4 miles K-5
Pumpkin Center Intermediate School
7.8 miles 3-5
Sherrills Ford Elementary School
7.9 miles K-6


Charters Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
West Lake Preparatory Academy
11.6 miles Denver K-8
Lincoln Charter School
12.3 miles Denver K-12
Iredell Charter Academy
15.7 miles Troutman K-8
Langtree Charter Academy
16.0 miles Mooresville K-12
Success Institute Charter School
16.8 miles Statesville K-8
Pine Lake Preparatory
10 
17.1 miles Mooresville K-12
American Renaissance School
17.2 miles Statesville K-8
Community School of Davidson
10 
17.6 miles Davidson K-12
Community Public Charter School
18.7 miles Stanley K-8
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
West Lake Preparatory Academy
11.6 miles K-8
Lincoln Charter School
12.3 miles K-12
Iredell Charter Academy
15.7 miles K-8
Langtree Charter Academy
16.0 miles K-12
Success Institute Charter School
16.8 miles K-8
Pine Lake Preparatory
10 
17.1 miles K-12
American Renaissance School
17.2 miles K-8
Community School of Davidson
10 
17.6 miles K-12
Community Public Charter School
18.7 miles K-8