Denton Elementary School

Denton Elementary School serves 449 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Denton Elementary School operates within the Davidson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 449 students
Denton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Denton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Denton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.06 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 15:1 15:1
Denton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
Denton Elementary School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
n/a
27%
Denton Elementary School Black (2004-2009)
White
97%
52%
Denton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Denton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Denton 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.
0.06 0.64
Denton Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
54%
45%
Denton 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.
8%
8%
Denton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,809 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Davidson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
33
4
Number of Students Managed 20,809 1,593
Davidson County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $164 MM $19 MM
Davidson County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $182 MM $18 MM
Davidson County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,877 $11,105
Davidson County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,735 $10,880
Davidson 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 South Davidson High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is South Davidson Middle School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Silver Valley Elementary School (6.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Denton South Davidson Middle School
    14954 Nc Hwy 109 South
    Denton , NC , 27239
    (336)859-0575
    4  mi  |  391  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Denton South Davidson High School
    14956 South Nc Hwy 109
    Denton , NC , 27239
    (336)859-3533
    4  mi  |  438  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lexington Silver Valley Elementary School
    11161 East Old Hwy 64
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)472-1576
    6.9  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Asheboro Farmer Elementary School
    3557 Grange Hall Rd
    Asheboro , NC , 27205
    (336)857-3400
    8.2  mi  |  404  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Lexington Southmont Elementary School
    398 Owen Rd
    Lexington , NC , 27292
    (336)242-5800
    8.9  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Davidson County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.41, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Davidson County is Lexington City Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.