Technical Notes for ABCs Reports
Schools meeting expected growth must meet the following conditions:
Exemplary schools must meet the following conditions:
Schools in the no recognition category must meet the following conditions:
Schools of Excellence must meet the following conditions:
Schools of Distinction must meet the following conditions:
Low-Performing schools must meet the following conditions:
Top 25 Schools in Academic Growth:
Top 25 schools when ranking exemplary growth composite for the state.
Statistics: Total records = 1631
Expected (not exemplary)= 397
Exemplary = 529
No recognition = 583
Low performing = 122
Excellence = 12
Distinction = 158
K-2 feeders = 47
Schools with less than 15
students in growth model = 24 (not in ABCs)
Schools without data = 20 (not in ABCs)
Public files provided for research.
Source for all data is the Public Schools of North Carolina through use of ABCTOOLS.
Files provided to public are listed below:
Data File Description
File name: GROWTH97.DAT is a comma delimited flat file.
For assistance in using this data contact the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Division of Accountability Services, Reporting Section.
For technical questions contact Kenneth Barbour, Senior Computer program consultant (919)-715-1225.
For questions regarding the ABCs contact Dr. Gary Williamson, Chief of Reporting (919)-715-1219.