Cape Hatteras Elementary School

47500 Middle Ridge

Buxton, NC 27920-0989

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

302 students

Cape Hatteras Elementary School serves 302 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% 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 302 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 302 students
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Total Students (1998-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1998-2013)
Students by Grade Cape Hatteras Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 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 14:1 14:1
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1998-2013)
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
1%
3%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Asian (2005-2013)
Hispanic
17%
14%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2013)
White
81%
52%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School White (1998-2013)
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.
0.32 0.45
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2013)
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.
46%
47%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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.
8%
7%
Cape Hatteras Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,072 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 5,072 1,682
Dare County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $72 MM $19 MM
District Spending $67 MM $18 MM
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: 2013 (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
  • BuxtonCape Hatteras Secondary
    48576 Hwy 12
    BuxtonNC 27920
    (252)995-5730
    1 mi | 288 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • OcracokeOcracoke School
    120 Schoolhouse Rd
    OcracokeNC 27960
    (252)928-3251
    25.6 mi | 159 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • SwanquarterMattamuskeet Elementary School
    60 Juniper Bay Rd
    SwanquarterNC 27885
    (252)926-0240
    39.6 mi | 215 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SwanquarterMattamuskeet Early College High School
    20392 Hwy Us 264
    SwanquarterNC 27885
    (252)926-0221
    39.8 mi | 215 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • ManteoDare County Alternative High School
    Alternative School
    205 North Hwy 64/264
    ManteoNC 27954
    (252)473-3141
    Alternative School

    44 mi | 27 students | Gr. 7-12                      

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