Icard Elementary School

Icard Elementary School serves 298 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Icard Elementary School operates within the Burke County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 298 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 298 students
Icard Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Icard Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Icard Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Icard Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
2%
Icard Elementary School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
8%
13%
Icard Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
Icard Elementary School Black (2000-2012)
White
78%
52%
Icard Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Icard Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Icard 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.
0.38 0.89
Icard Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2012)
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.
59%
45%
Icard 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.
7%
8%
Icard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,496 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
School District Name Burke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
4
Number of Students Managed 13,496 1,682
Burke County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $129 MM $19 MM
Burke County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $130 MM $18 MM
Burke County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,285 $11,105
Burke County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,333 $10,880
Burke 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 East Burke High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is East Burke Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hildebran Elementary School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Icard East Burke Middle School
    3519 Miller Bridge Rd
    Icard , NC , 28666
    (828)397-7446
    0.8  mi  |  779  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Connelly Springs East Burke High School
    3695 East Burke Blvd
    Connelly Springs , NC , 28612
    (828)397-5541
    1  mi  |  965  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hildebran Hildebran Elementary School
    703 Us Hwy 70 West
    Hildebran , NC , 28637
    (828)397-3181
    2.6  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Hickory Ray Childers Elementary School
    1183 Cape Hickory Rd
    Hickory , NC , 28601
    (828)324-1340
    3.1  mi  |  452  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Rutherford College Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Rutherford College Elementary School
    170 Honeycutt Dr
    Rutherford College , NC , 28671
    (828)879-8870
    3.4  mi  |  210  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended July 01, 2007 - I believe that this school really knows what they're doing. They're interested in what the children want and need and that is very important to me. As a former student at icard elementary I would most definitely recommend this school. Especially Michelle Huffman. [Teacher] She is a wonderful woman and deserves an award. She was and is the best teacher I have ever had. - Morgan - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Burke County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Burke County is Burke County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.