Cullowhee Valley School

Grades: KG-8

625 students

Cullowhee Valley School serves 625 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Cullowhee Valley School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 625 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 625 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 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
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
16%
14%
White
79%
52%
Two or more races
2%
3%
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.
0.35 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.
52%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,913 students has grown by 58% over five years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 5,913 1,330
District Total Revenue $40 MM $19 MM
District Spending $36 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,657 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,726 $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 Jackson Co Early College High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jackson Co School Of Alternatives (9.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairview Elementary School (6.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SylvaJackson Co Early College High School
    404 College Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)339-4499
    6.6 mi | 119 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SylvaFairview Elementary School
    251 Big Orange Way
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2819
    6.7 mi | 742 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • SylvaSmoky Mountain High School
    100 Smoky Mountain Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2177
    6.7 mi | 782 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CashiersBlue Ridge Early College High School
    95 Bobcat Dr
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-2646
    9.4 mi | 153 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • CashiersBlue Ridge School
    95 Bobcat Dr
    CashiersNC 28717
    (828)743-2646
    9.4 mi | 176 students | Gr. KG-6                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 14, 2013 - An excellent school with amazing, caring, and talented group of teachers. The music program is wonderful, under the past Athletic Director (for 8 years) the sports programs were on top, winning countless championships. A great school - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 05, 2012 - All my children went to Cullowhee Valley School and I volunteered there for many years. It is great school. The teachers care very much about the children and children recieve excellent care and teaching. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 11, 2007 - We had just moved here from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and our child went to Private catholic education last year...very impressed with this school- it is organized, the teacher-student ratio is low, the teacher is wonderful, love the atheletic programs and the learning with musical influence. Everyone is very kind and friendly!! - Posted by Parent

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