Granite Quarry Elementary School

Granite Quarry Elementary School serves 501 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Granite Quarry Elementary School operates within the Rowan-salisbury s School District.

Overview

The student population of 501 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 501 students
Granite Quarry Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Granite Quarry Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Granite Quarry Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 16:1 14:1
Granite Quarry Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Granite Quarry Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
14%
Granite Quarry Elementary School Black Students (1991-2013)
Black
21%
27%
Granite Quarry Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
64%
52%
Granite Quarry Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Granite Quarry Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Granite Quarry 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.
0.54 0.45
Granite Quarry 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.
53%
47%
Granite Quarry 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.
8%
7%
Granite Quarry Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 20,087 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,434 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,017 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Rowan-salisbury s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
35
1
Number of Students Managed 20,087 1,330
Rowan-salisbury s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $199 MM $19 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $191 MM $18 MM
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,434 $11,105
Rowan-salisbury s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,017 $10,880
Rowan-salisbury 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 Rowan Co Early College High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Erwin Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Faith Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SalisburyRowan Co Early College High School
    1333 Jake Alexander Blvd South
    SalisburyNC 28146
    (704)216-3873
    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 226 students                      
  • SalisburyErwin Middle School
    170 St Luke's Church Rd
    SalisburyNC 28146
    (704)279-7265
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 917 students                      
  • SalisburyEast Rowan High School
    175 St Luke's Church Rd
    SalisburyNC 28146
    (704)279-5232
    1.7 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1060 students                      
  • FaithFaith Elementary School
    1000 School St
    FaithNC 28041
    (704)279-3195
    1.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 426 students                      
  • SalisburyKoontz Elementary School
    685 East Ritchie Rd
    SalisburyNC 28146
    (704)216-0273
    2.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 553 students                      

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