Cullowhee Valley School

Cullowhee Valley School serves 597 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Cullowhee Valley School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 597 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 597 students
Cullowhee Valley School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Cullowhee Valley School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Cullowhee Valley School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Cullowhee Valley School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 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 14:1 16:1
Cullowhee Valley School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Cullowhee Valley School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Cullowhee Valley School Asian Students (1995-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Cullowhee Valley School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
76%
51%
Cullowhee Valley School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Cullowhee Valley School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.39 0.45
Cullowhee Valley School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
50%
47%
Cullowhee Valley School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
8%
7%
Cullowhee Valley School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jackson County s School District's student population of 3,649 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,628 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,488 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,649 1,120
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,628 $10,864
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,488 $10,591
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Jackson Co Early College High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jackson Co School Of Alternatives (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (6.7 miles away)
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  • SylvaJackson Co Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
    6.6 miles
    404 College Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)339-4499
    6.69-12129
  • SylvaFairview Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 774 students
    6.7 miles
    251 Big Orange Way
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2819
    6.7KG-8774
  • SylvaSmoky Mountain High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 822 students
    6.7 miles
    100 Smoky Mountain Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2177
    6.79-12822
  • CashiersBlue Ridge Early College High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 162 students
    9.4 miles
    95 Bobcat Dr
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-2646
    9.47-12162
  • CashiersBlue Ridge School
    Grades: KG-6 | 165 students
    9.4 miles
    95 Bobcat Dr
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-2646
    9.4KG-6165

School Reviews

An excellent school with amazing, caring, and talented group of teachers. The music program is wonderful, under the past Athletic Director (for 8 years) the sports programs were on top, winning countless championships. A great school
- Posted by Parent, 10/14/13
All my children went to Cullowhee Valley School and I volunteered there for many years. It is great school. The teachers care very much about the children and children recieve excellent care and teaching.
- Posted by Parent, 01/05/12
We had just moved here from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and our child went to Private catholic education last year...very impressed with this school- it is organized, the teacher-student ratio is low, the teacher is wonderful, love the atheletic programs and the learning with musical influence. Everyone is very kind and friendly!!
- Posted by Parent, 01/11/07

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