Peachtree Elementary School

30 Upper Peachtree Rd,

Murphy, NC, 28906-9192

Tel: (828)837-2479
Grades: PK-5

159 students

Peachtree Elementary School serves 159 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Peachtree Elementary School operates within the Cherokee County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 159 students
Peachtree Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 13 teachers
Peachtree Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Peachtree Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 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 13:1 15:1
Peachtree Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Peachtree Elementary School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
1%
13%
Peachtree Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
Peachtree Elementary School Black (1997-2010)
White
94%
52%
Peachtree Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Peachtree Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Peachtree 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.
0.11 0.89
Peachtree 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.
60%
45%
Peachtree 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.
12%
8%
Peachtree Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,523 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cherokee County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 3,523 1,206
Cherokee County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $39 MM n/a
Cherokee County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM n/a
Cherokee County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,324 $0
Cherokee County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,225 $0
Cherokee 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 Murphy High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Murphy Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Murphy Elementary School (4.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Murphy Murphy Middle School
    65 Middle School Dr
    Murphy , NC , 28906
    (828)837-0160
    3.9  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Murphy Murphy High School
    234 High School Circle
    Murphy , NC , 28906
    (828)837-2426
    4  mi  |  475  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Murphy The Learning Center
    Charter School
    945 Conaheeta St
    Murphy , NC , 28906
    (828)835-7240
    Charter School
    4.3  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Murphy Murphy Elementary School
    315 Valley River Ave
    Murphy , NC , 28906
    (828)837-2424
    4.8  mi  |  480  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marble Marble Elementary School
    2230 Airport Rd
    Marble , NC , 28905
    (828)837-5485
    6.2  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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