Smokey Mountain Elementary School

884 Us Hwy 441n

Whittier, NC 28789-9790

Grades: KG-8

416 students

Smokey Mountain Elementary School serves 416 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Smokey Mountain Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 416 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 416 students
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Smokey Mountain Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more 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 15:1 14:1
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
44%
1%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
14%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Black Students (1997-2013)
Black
2%
27%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Black Students (1995-2013)
White
42%
52%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Smokey Mountain Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.63 0.45
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
67%
47%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,913 students has grown by 61% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,657 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,726 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 5,913 1,330
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $19 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,657 $11,105
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,726 $10,880
Jackson County s School District 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 Cherokee High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cherokee Extension School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swain Co East Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bryson CitySwain Co East Elementary School
    4747 Ela Rd
    Bryson CityNC 28713
    (828)488-0939
    3.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 427 students                      
  • CherokeeCherokee Elementary School
    200 Ravensford Dr
    CherokeeNC 28719
    (828)497-9130
    5.5 mi | Gr. KG-8 | n/a students                      
  • CherokeeCherokee High School
    Acquoni Rd 130 Ravensford Dr
    CherokeeNC 28719
    (828)497-5511
    6.2 mi | Gr. 7-12 | n/a students                      
  • Bryson CityCherokee Extension School
    280 School Dr
    Bryson CityNC 28713
    (828)488-3129
    7 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 96 students                      
  • Bryson CitySwain County Middle School
    135 Arlington Ave
    Bryson CityNC 28713
    (828)488-3480
    7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 555 students                      

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