Teacher Melissa Larkin fields questions from her fifth-grade class at Yates Mill Elementary School on Wednesday in Raleigh. With 59.5 percent of students passing state exams, Yates Mill has the highest proficiency rate of any high-poverty school in Wake.
Teacher Melissa Larkin fields questions from her fifth-grade class at Yates Mill Elementary School on Wednesday in Raleigh. With 59.5 percent of students passing state exams, Yates Mill has the highest proficiency rate of any high-poverty school in Wake. rwillett@newsobserver.com
Teacher Melissa Larkin fields questions from her fifth-grade class at Yates Mill Elementary School on Wednesday in Raleigh. With 59.5 percent of students passing state exams, Yates Mill has the highest proficiency rate of any high-poverty school in Wake. rwillett@newsobserver.com

In Wake County, a growing number of high-poverty schools

November 29, 2013 5:39 PM