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.