Rutherford College Elementary School

Rutherford College Elementary School serves 219 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Rutherford College Elementary School operates within the Burke County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 219 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 219 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 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 14:1
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
5%
3%
Hispanic
6%
14%
Black
1%
27%
White
85%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.27 0.45
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.
47%
47%
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,269 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
School District Name Burke County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
27
1
Number of Students Managed 13,269 1,330
District Total Revenue $129 MM $19 MM
District Spending $130 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,285 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,333 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jimmy C Draughn High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Heritage Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valdese Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ValdeseJimmy C Draughn High School
    709 Lovelady Rd Ne
    ValdeseNC 28690
    (828)879-4200
    2 mi | 755 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ValdeseValdese Elementary School
    298 Praley St
    ValdeseNC 28690
    (828)874-0704
    2.5 mi | 439 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ValdeseHeritage Middle School
    1951 Enon Rd
    ValdeseNC 28690
    (828)874-0731
    3.4 mi | 625 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Connelly SpringsEast Burke High School
    3695 East Burke Blvd
    Connelly SpringsNC 28612
    (828)397-5541
    3.4 mi | 932 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Connelly SpringsIcard Elementary School
    3087 Icard School Rd
    Connelly SpringsNC 28612
    (828)397-3491
    3.4 mi | 294 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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