Fairview Elementary School

Fairview Elementary School serves 774 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Fairview Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 774 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 774 students
Fairview Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Fairview Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Fairview Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Fairview Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 17:1 16:1
Fairview Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
1%
Fairview Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Fairview Elementary School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
10%
15%
Fairview Elementary School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
1%
26%
Fairview Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
81%
51%
Fairview Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Fairview Elementary 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.
0.33 0.45
Fairview 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.
44%
47%
Fairview Elementary 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.
11%
7%
Fairview Elementary 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 8% 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 (1990-2014)
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,628 $10,864
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,488 $10,591
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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 Smoky Mountain High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jackson Co School Of Alternatives (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson Co School Of Alternatives (3.4 miles away)
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  • SylvaSmoky Mountain High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 822 students
    0.2 miles
    100 Smoky Mountain Dr
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    (828)586-2177
    0.29-12822
  • SylvaJackson Co Early College High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 129 students
    0.5 miles
    404 College Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)339-4499
    0.59-12129
  • SylvaJackson Co School Of AlternativesAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 88 students
    3.4 miles
    3770 Skyland Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-4328
    3.4KG-1288
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    4.6 miles
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    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)631-2740
    4.6KG-8485
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    6.7 miles
    240 Wisdom Dr
    CullowheeNC 28723
    (828)293-5667
    6.7KG-8597

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