About School Performance Maps: North Carolina
School Performance Maps provides a "bird's eye view" of public school performance in North Carolina.
School performance data is from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, ABCs of Public Education system. The performance categories represent the results of the school on standardized tests and student progress. The marker icon is based on the results for the school for 2006-07. Info windows you see when clicking on each marker provide additional information and links for the school. For 2006-07, the distribution of results categories is:
|Abbr||Category||% of Schools|
|HSE||Honor Schools of Excellence||3.5%|
|SE||Schools of Excellence||0.4%|
|SD||Schools of Distinction||19.2%|
|SP||Schools of Progress||38.6%|
|LP||Low Performing Schools||1.9%|
|No Status Schools||1.1%|
Locations of most schools are from latitude and longitude information ("geocodes") from the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for public schools. Other school addresses were geocoded using Yahoo Maps Geocoding API. Accuracy of locations varies. Where multiple schools have the same address, some of the marker locations are adjusted slightly to reduce overlapping. You may need to zoom the map in to see markers that could be hidden behind others. Proximity of a residential address does not indicate inclusion in a school's attendance area; contact the local school district for attendance eligibility information.
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