Cape Hatteras Elementary School

47500 Middle Ridge,

Buxton, NC, 27920-0948

Tel: (252)995-6196
Grades: PK-5

290 students

Cape Hatteras Elementary School serves 290 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Cape Hatteras Elementary School operates within the Dare County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 290 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 290 students
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Total Students (1998-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2012)
Students by Grade Cape Hatteras Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Asian (2005-2012)
Hispanic
15%
13%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
1%
27%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Black (2002-2012)
White
82%
52%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School White (1998-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Cape Hatteras Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Cape Hatteras 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.
0.31 0.64
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
42%
45%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
11%
8%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Dare County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
4
Number of Students Managed 5,015 1,593
Dare County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $19 MM
Dare County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $18 MM
Dare County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,560 $11,105
Dare County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,506 $10,880
Dare 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 Cape Hatteras Secondary (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cape Hatteras Secondary (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cape Hatteras Secondary (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Buxton Cape Hatteras Secondary
    Hatteras Hwy 12
    Buxton , NC , 27920
    (252)995-5730
    1  mi  |  295  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Ocracoke Ocracoke
    1 Schoolhouse Rd
    Ocracoke , NC , 27960
    (252)928-3251
    25.6  mi  |  152  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Swan Quarter Mattamuskeet Elementary School
    60 Juniper Bay Rd
    Swan Quarter , NC , 27885
    (252)926-0240
    39.6  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Swain Quarte Hyde County Easrly College High School
    20346 Hwy Us 264
    Swain Quarte , NC , 27885
    (252)926-3281
    39.8  mi  |  223  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Manteo Dare Co Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    N Hwy 64 264
    Manteo , NC , 27954
    (252)473-3141
    Alternative School
    44  mi  |  36  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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