Tipton Hill Elementary School

Tel: (828)688-4853
Grades: KG-5

47 students

Tipton Hill Elementary School serves 47 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Tipton Hill Elementary School operates within the Mitchell County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 47 students has declined by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 47 students
Tipton Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 63% Male / 37%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Tipton Hill Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Tipton Hill Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 15:1
Tipton Hill Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Tipton Hill Elementary School Asian (1990-1993)
Hispanic
n/a
13%
Tipton Hill Elementary School Hispanic (1998-2006)
Black
n/a
27%
White
100%
52%
Tipton Hill Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Tipton Hill Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Tipton Hill 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.
0.00 0.89
Tipton Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2009)
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.
38%
45%
Tipton Hill 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.
14%
8%
Tipton Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,720 students has grown by 26% over five years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 2,720 1,682
Mitchell County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $19 MM
District Spending $25 MM $18 MM
Mitchell County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,480 $11,105
Mitchell County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,657 $10,880
Mitchell 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 Mountain Heritage High School (9.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Bowman Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clearmont Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Burnsville Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Clearmont Elementary School
    1175 Clearmont School Rd
    Burnsville , NC , 28714
    (828)682-2337
    4.7  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bakersville Buladean Elementary School
    12190 North Hwy 226
    Bakersville , NC , 28705
    (828)688-2324
    6.4  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Bakersville Bowman Middle School
    410 South Mitchell Ave
    Bakersville , NC , 28705
    (828)688-2752
    6.7  mi  |  222  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Bakersville Gouge Elementary School
    134 Laurel St
    Bakersville , NC , 28705
    (828)688-2141
    6.7  mi  |  299  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Burnsville Burnsville Elementary School
    395 Burnsville School Rd
    Burnsville , NC , 28714
    (828)682-4515
    8.3  mi  |  424  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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  • Recommended July 20, 2009 - Tipton Hill is a very good school! The teachers there love the kids and want to help them get a great education. - Posted by Parent

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