Acme Delco Elementary School

16337 Old Lake Rd

Riegelwood, NC 28456-0704

Tel: (910)655-2957
Grades PK-5
327 students
Acme Delco Elementary School serves 327 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Acme Delco Elementary School operates within the Columbus County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 327 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 327 students
Acme Delco Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Acme Delco Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Acme Delco Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Acme Delco Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Acme Delco Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
5%
1%
Acme Delco Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Acme Delco Elementary School Black Students (1993-2014)
Black
32%
26%
Acme Delco Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
45%
51%
Acme Delco Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Acme Delco Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.67 0.45
Acme Delco Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
72%
47%
Acme Delco Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
7%
Acme Delco Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,102 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,367 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,228 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Columbus County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
1
Number of Students Managed 6,102 1,120
Columbus County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $18 MM
Columbus County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $64 MM $18 MM
Columbus County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,367 $10,864
Columbus County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,228 $10,591
Columbus County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is East Columbus High School (10.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Acme Delco Middle School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Arcadia Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RiegelwoodEast Arcadia Elementary School
    4.4 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 127 students21451 Nc Hwy 87 East
    RiegelwoodNC 28456
    (910)669-2934
    4.4KG-8127
  • DelcoAcme Delco Middle School
    4.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 155 students26133 Andrew Jackson Hwy
    DelcoNC 28436
    (910)655-3200
    4.86-8155
  • Lake WaccamawEast Columbus High School
    10.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 495 students32 Gator Ln
    Lake WaccamawNC 28450
    (910)646-4094
    10.79-12495
  • LelandSouth Brunswick Charter
    Charter School
    11.7 milesTbd
    LelandNC 28451
    (910)622-5322
    11.7n/a
  • LelandCharter Day School
    Charter School
    11.8 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 925 students7055 Bacon's Way
    LelandNC 28451
    (910)655-1214
    11.8KG-8925

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