Fast Facts

Inside the School

  • Grade Range: Pre-Kindergarten to 5th Grade
  • Number of Staff (approximate): 70
  • Number of Students (approximate): 600
  • Bell Schedule: 8:15am tardy, 2:45pm dismissal
  • Type of Calendar: Traditional
  • Colors: Red, Blue and Yellow
  • Mascot: Chip the Bear

Awards

  • School of Distinction (80-90% of students at grade level): 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2011-2012.
  • Honor School of Excellence (at least 90% of students at grade level and the school met all AMO targets): 2003-2004, 2004-2005.
  • School of Excellence (at least 90% of students at grade level): 2002-2003.
  • School of Progress (60-80% of students at grade level): 2010-2011
  • Title I Reward School (among the 10% highest-performing of all Title I schools in North Carolina): 2013-2014
  • United WayUnited Way Contributers: Special recognition in 2014-2015 for greatest improvement in percentage of participation, highest per capita giving and greatest improvement in percentage of participation in the Porter Ridge Cluster.
  • Relay for LifeRelay for Life Participants
  • Jump Rope for HeartJump Rope for Heart Participation: Special recognition in 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2005-2006, 2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015.
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