Tryon Elementary School

100 School Place

Tryon, NC 28782-2941

Tel: (828)859-6584
Grades: PK-5

426 students

Tryon Elementary School serves 426 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
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 426 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 426 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Students by Grade Tryon Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Hispanic
18%
13%
Black
8%
27%
White
66%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Tryon Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Tryon 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.
0.52 0.44
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.
52%
45%
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.
7%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,645 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Polk County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 2,645 1,682
Polk County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $19 MM
Polk County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $29 MM $18 MM
Polk County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,549 $11,105
Polk County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,021 $10,880
Polk County s School 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 Virtual 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 Students Grades
  • ColumbusPolk County Virtual Early College High School
    51 Walker St
    ColumbusNC 28722
    (828)894-2698
    3.5 mi | 43 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • LandrumLandrum Middle School
    102 Redland Rd
    LandrumSC 29349
    (864)457-2629
    4.5 mi | 280 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LandrumO. P. Earle Elementary School
    100 Redland Rd
    LandrumSC 29356
    (864)457-3416
    4.6 mi | 498 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbusPolk County High School
    1681 East Nc 108 Hwy
    ColumbusNC 28722
    (828)894-2525
    4.9 mi | 715 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SaludaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Saluda Elementary School
    214 East Main St
    SaludaNC 28773
    (828)749-5571
    6 mi | 148 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
North Carolina public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.44, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in North Carolina is Lexington City Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.