Tryon Elementary School

100 School Place

Tryon, NC 28782-2941

Grades: PK-5

448 students

Tryon Elementary School serves 448 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Tryon Elementary School operates within the Polk County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 448 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 448 students
Tryon Elementary School Total Students (1990-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Tryon Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Tryon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 13:1 14:1
Tryon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Hispanic
20%
14%
Tryon Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
9%
27%
Tryon Elementary School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
66%
52%
Tryon Elementary School White Students (1990-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Tryon Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Tryon 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.
0.52 0.45
Tryon Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
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.
55%
47%
Tryon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
6%
7%
Tryon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,549 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,021 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Polk County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 2,670 1,330
Polk County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $19 MM
Polk County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $18 MM
Polk County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,549 $11,105
Polk County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,021 $10,880
Polk 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 Polk County Early College High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Landrum Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is O. P. Earle Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ColumbusPolk County Early College High School
    51 Walker St
    ColumbusNC 28722
    (828)894-2698
    3.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 58 students                      
  • InmanLandrum Middle School
    102 Redland Rd
    InmanSC 29349
    (864)457-2629
    4.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 284 students                      
  • LandrumO. P. Earle Elementary School
    100 Redland Rd
    LandrumSC 29356
    (864)457-3416
    4.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 466 students                      
  • ColumbusPolk County High School
    1681 East Nc 108 Hwy
    ColumbusNC 28722
    (828)894-2525
    4.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 698 students                      
  • Saluda Saluda Elementary School
    214 East Main St
    SaludaNC 28773
    (828)749-5571
    6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 154 students                      

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