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 14:1.
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
Gender % 63% Male / 37%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
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 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
White
100%
52%
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.
0.00 0.45
Tipton Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2010)
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%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,754 students has grown by 27% over five years.
School District Name Mitchell County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 2,754 1,330
Mitchell County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $19 MM
District Spending $25 MM $18 MM
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
  • BurnsvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Clearmont Elementary School
    1175 Clearmont School Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)682-2337
    4.7 mi | 117 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BakersvilleBuladean Elementary School
    12190 North Hwy 226
    BakersvilleNC 28705
    (828)688-2324
    6.4 mi | 31 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BakersvilleBowman Middle School
    410 South Mitchell Ave
    BakersvilleNC 28705
    (828)766-3370
    6.7 mi | 272 students | Gr. 5-8                      
  • BakersvilleGouge Elementary School
    134 Laurel St
    BakersvilleNC 28705
    (828)766-2260
    6.7 mi | 287 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • BurnsvilleBurnsville Elementary School
    395 Burnsville School Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)682-4515
    8.3 mi | 393 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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