Cape Hatteras Elementary School

Cape Hatteras Elementary School serves 302 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Cape Hatteras Elementary School operates within the Dare County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 302 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 302 students
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Total Students (1998-2014)
Gender % Cape Hatteras Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Total Teachers (1998-2014)
Students by Grade Cape Hatteras Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less 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 13:1 16:1
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1998-2014)
Hispanic
19%
15%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
78%
51%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School White Students (1998-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Cape Hatteras 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.
0.36 0.45
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
46%
47%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,023 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,619 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 31% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,114 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 35% over four years.
School District Name Dare County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
1
Number of Students Managed 5,023 1,120
Dare County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $68 MM $18 MM
Dare County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $60 MM $18 MM
Dare County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,619 $10,864
Dare County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,114 $10,591
Dare 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 Cape Hatteras Secondary School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cape Hatteras Secondary School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cape Hatteras Secondary School (1 miles away)
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  • BuxtonCape Hatteras Secondary School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 294 students48576 Hwy 12
    BuxtonNC 27920
    (252)995-5730
    16-12294
  • OcracokeOcracoke School
    25.6 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 153 students120 Schoolhouse Rd
    OcracokeNC 27960
    (252)928-3251
    25.6PK-12153
  • SwanquarterMattamuskeet Elementary School
    39.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 193 students60 Juniper Bay Rd
    SwanquarterNC 27885
    (252)926-0240
    39.6PK-5193
  • SwanquarterMattamuskeet Early College High School
    39.8 miles | Grades: 6-12 | 239 students20392 Hwy Us 264
    SwanquarterNC 27885
    (252)926-0221
    39.86-12239
  • ManteoDare County Alternative School
    Alternative School
    44 miles | Grades: 7-12 | 29 students205 North Hwy 64/264
    ManteoNC 27954
    (252)473-3141
    447-1229

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