Peachtree Elementary School

30 Upper Peachtree Rd

Murphy, NC 28906-9192

Tel: (828)837-2479
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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 157 students
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
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 0.06 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
Hispanic
3%
14%
White
97%
52%
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.
0.06 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.
65%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,533 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Cherokee County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
1
Number of Students Managed 3,533 1,330
District Total Revenue $39 MM $19 MM
District Spending $38 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,324 $11,105
District Spending / Student $10,225 $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 Murphy High School (5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Murphy Middle School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Learning Center (5.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MurphyMurphy Middle School
    65 Middle School Dr
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)837-0160
    5 mi | 360 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MurphyMurphy High School
    234 High School Circle
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)837-2426
    5 mi | 472 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MurphyThe Learning Center
    Charter School
    945 Conaheeta St
    MurphyNC 28906
    (828)835-7240
    Charter School

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

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