PROFICIENCY 31% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Pender County Schools
36%Rocky Point
44%North Carolina

Rocky Point Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Pender County Schools" in Rocky Point, NC. There are a total of 526 students and 36 teachers at Rocky Point Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 365 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Rocky Point Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 31.0%, which is 29% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch365
Reduced lunch36


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Rocky Point Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Rocky Point Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 42.3% 67.0% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 14.6% 17.0% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.6% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 40.6% 11.9% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 2.9% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Heide Trask High27%1.1Rocky Point, NC
Cape Fear Middle School28%2.7Rocky Point, NC
Cape Fear Elementary46%2.7Rocky Point, NC
Castle Hayne Elementary53%5.4Castle Hayne, NC
Holly Shelter Middle School45%5.5Castle Hayne, NC
Wilmington Early College High65%7.3Castle Hayne, NC
Pender Early College High60%8.4Burgaw, NC
Burgaw Middle School23%8.5Burgaw, NC
Emma B Trask Middle School50%8.8Northchase, NC
Emsley A Laney High53%9.0Northchase, NC
Murrayville Elementary57%9.1Murraysville, NC
Burgaw Elementary37%9.3Burgaw, NC

Rocky Point demographics profile

StatisticRocky PointNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)86218191
Median age44.038.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%57%55%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Education level achieved in Rocky Point

IndexRocky PointNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade73.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school69.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.9%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Rocky Point Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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