ERIC Number: ED260861
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Eastern North Carolina: An Education Atlas.
Wilms, Douglas C.
To provide school systems, organizations, and individuals interested in improving rural education with current information on local conditions, the Rural Education Institute of East Carolina University has compiled demographic and educational data on 41 eastern North Carolina counties into this educational atlas. The 32 maps show the 41 counties of eastern North Carolina; municipalities with local education agencies; rural and urban population (52% rural); per capita personal income ($7,564, average); families below the poverty level (16.5%); numbers receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children; participation in school lunch programs; estimated property values; public education local revenue and expenditures; professional staff paid with local funds; enrollment data (public school totals, racial composition, percent of exceptional children, exceptional programs by category); student retention and dropout rates; adult educational levels; intentions of high school graduates; sex and race of teachers and administrators; professional staff degrees; reading achievement for grades 1,2,3,6, and 9; mathematics achievement for grades 1,2,3,6, and 9; and Scholastic Aptitude Test scores. Narrative pages accompany each map and provide supporting facts and figures. (NEC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Atlases, Demography, Educational Attainment, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Income, Mathematics Achievement, Population Distribution, Poverty Areas, Reading Achievement, Rural Areas, Rural Education, School Statistics, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Geographic; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, Sapelo Island, GA.
Authoring Institution: East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC. Rural Education Inst.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina