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W A Bess Elementary School

Gastonia, NC


W A Bess Elementary School
4340 Beaty Road
Gastonia, NC  28056
Phone: 704-866-6075
Gaston County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8  

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 605
Type: Regular School
W A Bess Elementary School

W A Bess Elementary School



Metro Area Ranking

#114
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: W A Bess Elementary School is ranked #114 of 332 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (66th percentile). Click the link to see all 332 elementary schools.

State Ranking

#482
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: W A Bess Elementary School is ranked #482 out of 1536 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (69th percentile). Click the link to see all 1536 elementary schools.

Overall, W A Bess 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 Gaston County, NC. W A Bess Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 605 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

78.8
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: W A Bess Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 78.8. This placed W A Bess Elementary School in the 58th 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

C
  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 - 5%
 Asian - 5%
 Black - 16%
 Black - 16%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 Two or More Races - 5%
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 White - 59%
 White - 59%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at W A Bess 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

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 29% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 27% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 27% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 4

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 21% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 21% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 30% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 30% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 5

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 24% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 24% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 46% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 46% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 3

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 4 (Solid)
 18% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 25% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 49% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 49% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 4

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 35% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 35% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 5

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 21% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 21% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 38% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 38% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Science Grade 5

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 57% - Level 4 (Solid)
 57% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 13% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 20% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 20% - 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 W A Bess Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Regular Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Forestview High School
0.2 miles Gastonia 9-12
Robinson Elementary School
2.4 miles Gastonia PK-5
New Hope Elementary School
3.3 miles Gastonia K-5
Cramerton Middle School
10 
3.7 miles Cramerton 6-8
Ashbrook High School
3.9 miles Gastonia 9-12
Gardner Park Elementary School
4.4 miles Gastonia PK-5
Sherwood Elementary School
4.4 miles Gastonia PK-5
H H Beam Elementary School
4.5 miles Gastonia PK-5
Oakridge Elementary School
10 
4.7 miles Clover PK-5
W P Grier Middle School
4.8 miles Gastonia 6-8
Oakridge Middle School
4.8 miles Clover 6-8
Lingerfeldt Elementary School
4.9 miles Gastonia PK-5
Southwest Middle School
5.1 miles Gastonia 6-8
Hunter Huss High School
5.5 miles Gastonia 9-12
Gaston Virtual Academy
5.5 miles Gastonia K-12
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Forestview High School
0.2 miles 9-12
Robinson Elementary School
2.4 miles PK-5
New Hope Elementary School
3.3 miles K-5
Cramerton Middle School
10 
3.7 miles 6-8
Ashbrook High School
3.9 miles 9-12
Gardner Park Elementary School
4.4 miles PK-5
Sherwood Elementary School
4.4 miles PK-5
H H Beam Elementary School
4.5 miles PK-5
Oakridge Elementary School
10 
4.7 miles PK-5
W P Grier Middle School
4.8 miles 6-8
Oakridge Middle School
4.8 miles 6-8
Lingerfeldt Elementary School
4.9 miles PK-5
Southwest Middle School
5.1 miles 6-8
Hunter Huss High School
5.5 miles 9-12
Gaston Virtual Academy
5.5 miles K-12


Charters Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Piedmont Community Charter School
5.7 miles Gastonia K-12
Ridgeview Charter School
6.4 miles Gastonia K-7
Southwest Charlotte STEM Academy
9.6 miles Charlotte K-8
Unity Classical Charter School
10.3 miles CHARLOTTE K-7
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
11.0 miles Charlotte K-8
Steele Creek Preparatory Academy
11.8 miles Charlotte K-8
Community Public Charter School
12.1 miles Stanley K-8
Jackson Day School
12.1 miles Charlotte K-12
Riverwalk Academy
12.6 miles Rock Hill K-12
Metrolina Regional Scholars' Academy
10 
14.1 miles Charlotte K-8
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Piedmont Community Charter School
5.7 miles K-12
Ridgeview Charter School
6.4 miles K-7
Southwest Charlotte STEM Academy
9.6 miles K-8
Unity Classical Charter School
10.3 miles K-7
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
11.0 miles K-8
Steele Creek Preparatory Academy
11.8 miles K-8
Community Public Charter School
12.1 miles K-8
Jackson Day School
12.1 miles K-12
Riverwalk Academy
12.6 miles K-12
Metrolina Regional Scholars' Academy
10 
14.1 miles K-8