Fairview Elementary School

251 Big Orange Way

Sylva, NC 28779-5601

Grades: KG-8

742 students

Fairview Elementary School serves 742 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Fairview Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 742 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 742 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 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 16:1 14:1
American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
9%
14%
Black
1%
27%
White
84%
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.
0.29 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.
47%
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 Smoky Mountain High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jackson Co School Of Alternatives (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson Co School Of Alternatives (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SylvaSmoky Mountain High School
    100 Smoky Mountain Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2177
    0.2 mi | 782 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SylvaJackson Co Early College High School
    404 College Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)339-4499
    0.5 mi | 119 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SylvaJackson Co School Of Alternatives
    Alternative School
    3770 Skyland Dr
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-4328
    Alternative School

    3.4 mi | 65 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • SylvaScotts Creek Elementary School
    516 Parris Branch
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)631-2740
    4.6 mi | 493 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • CullowheeCullowhee Valley School
    240 Wisdom Dr
    CullowheeNC 28723
    (828)293-5667
    6.7 mi | 625 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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