Ayden Elementary School

Ayden Elementary School serves 631 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Ayden Elementary School operates within the Pitt County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 631 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 631 students
Ayden Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Ayden Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ayden Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Ayden Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
10%
13%
Ayden Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
40%
27%
Ayden Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
46%
52%
Ayden Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ayden Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ayden Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.64
Ayden Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
62%
45%
Ayden Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
6%
8%
Ayden Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,889 students has grown by 4251% over five years.
School District Name Pitt County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
4
Number of Students Managed 23,889 1,593
Pitt County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $19 MM
Pitt County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $220 MM $18 MM
Pitt County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $401,124 $11,105
Pitt County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $401,250 $10,880
Pitt County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ayden-grifton High School (3.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ayden Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Creekside Elementary School (4.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ayden Ayden Middle School
    1207 West Third St
    Ayden , NC , 28513
    (252)746-3672
    0.2  mi  |  335  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Winterville A G Cox Middle School
    2657 Church St
    Winterville , NC , 28590
    (252)756-3105
    3.4  mi  |  781  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ayden Ayden-grifton High School
    7653 Nc 11 South
    Ayden , NC , 28513
    (252)746-4183
    3.6  mi  |  684  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Winterville Creekside Elementary School
    431 Forlines Rd
    Winterville , NC , 28590
    (252)353-5253
    4.4  mi  |  595  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Winterville South Central High School
    570 West Forlines Rd
    Winterville , NC , 28590
    (252)321-3232
    4.5  mi  |  1630  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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