Renaissance Implementation Narrows the Achievement Gap by More Than 50 Percent

Hobbton Elementary School District, Newton Grove, North Carolina (NC)


DETAILS: School Profile: 506 students in grades K-5; Demographics: Rural, Title I, Mobility: 1015%, ESL: 23%, Free/reduced lunch: 69%; Minorities: 50%.

RESULTS: Since implementing Accelerated Reader with best practices, the achievement gap in reading performance on the North Carolina End of Grade (EOG) Test was reduced by more than 50%; proficiency levels increased by nearly 12 percentage points.

REPORTING EDUCATOR: Dr. William Warren, principal.

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Updated: 10/01/2001

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