Peachtree Elementary School

30 Upper Peachtree Rd

Murphy, NC 28906-9192

Grades: PK-5

157 students

Peachtree Elementary School serves 157 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% 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 157 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 157 students
Peachtree Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Peachtree Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Peachtree Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 13:1 14:1
Peachtree Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Peachtree Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
97%
52%
Peachtree Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Peachtree Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.06 0.45
Peachtree Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
65%
47%
Peachtree Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
11%
7%
Peachtree Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,533 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,324 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,225 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Cherokee County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
1
Number of Students Managed 3,533 1,330
Cherokee County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $19 MM
Cherokee County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $38 MM $18 MM
Cherokee County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,324 $11,105
Cherokee County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,225 $10,880
Cherokee County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Murphy High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Murphy Middle School (3.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Center (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MurphyMurphy Middle School
    65 Middle School Dr
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)837-0160
    3.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 360 students                      
  • MurphyMurphy High School
    234 High School Circle
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)837-2426
    4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 472 students                      
  • MurphyThe Learning Center
    Charter School
    945 Conaheeta St
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)835-7240
    Charter School

    4.3 mi | Gr. KG-8 | 187 students                      
  • MurphyMurphy Elementary School
    315 Valley River Ave
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)837-2424
    4.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 455 students                      
  • MarbleMarble Elementary School
    2230 Airport Rd
    MarbleNC 28905
    (828)837-5485
    6.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 145 students                      

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