Maiden Elementary School

Maiden Elementary School serves 549 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Maiden Elementary School operates within the Catawba County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 549 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 549 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more 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 14:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
12%
14%
Black
8%
27%
White
71%
52%
Two or more races
5%
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.
0.48 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.
50%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 17,501 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Catawba County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
1
Number of Students Managed 17,501 1,330
District Total Revenue $184 MM $19 MM
District Spending $174 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,313 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,763 $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 Maiden High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Maiden Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Charles H Tuttle Elementary School (3.2 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MaidenMaiden High School
    600 West Main St
    MaidenNC 28650
    (828)428-8197
    0.3 mi | 846 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MaidenMaiden Middle School
    518 North C Ave
    MaidenNC 28650
    (828)428-2326
    0.3 mi | 501 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • MaidenCharles H Tuttle Elementary School
    2872 Water Plant Rd
    MaidenNC 28650
    (828)428-3080
    3.2 mi | 528 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LincolntonLincolnton Middle School
    2361 Startown Rd
    LincolntonNC 28092
    (704)735-1120
    4.7 mi | 660 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • NewtonStartown Elementary School
    4119 Startown Rd
    NewtonNC 28658
    (828)464-1257
    5.6 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-6                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
5 Ways Parents Can Inspire Children to Love Reading
Children are reading less and less in this country, and the effects of that are showing in their performance in school. However, there are a variety of ways parents can encourage their children to read – and hopefully to love reading!
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.