Denton Elementary School

Denton Elementary School serves 386 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Denton Elementary School operates within the Davidson County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 386 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 386 students
Denton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Denton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Denton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Denton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 15:1 16:1
Denton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
4%
15%
Denton Elementary School Black Students (1999-2014)
White
95%
51%
Denton Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Denton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
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.
0.10 0.45
Denton Elementary 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.
53%
47%
Denton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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%
Denton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

Davidson County s School District's student population of 19,897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,202 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,807 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Davidson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 19,897 1,120
Davidson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $150 MM $18 MM
Davidson County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $162 MM $18 MM
Davidson County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,202 $10,864
Davidson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,807 $10,591
Davidson County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 South Davidson High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Davidson Middle School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Silver Valley Elementary School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DentonSouth Davidson High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 424 students
    4 miles
    14956 South Nc Hwy 109
    DentonNC 27239
    (336)242-5700
    49-12424
  • DentonSouth Davidson Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
    4 miles
    14954 Nc Hwy 109 South
    DentonNC 27239
    (336)242-5705
    46-8388
  • LexingtonSilver Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 257 students
    6.9 miles
    11161 East Old Hwy 64
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)472-1576
    6.9PK-5257
  • AsheboroFarmer Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 391 students
    8.2 miles
    3557 Grange Hall Rd
    AsheboroNC 27205
    (336)857-3400
    8.2KG-5391
  • LexingtonSouthmont Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 375 students
    8.9 miles
    398 Owen Rd
    LexingtonNC 27292
    (336)242-5800
    8.9PK-5375

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