Hardin Park Elementary School

Hardin Park Elementary School serves 773 students in grades PK-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Hardin Park Elementary School operates within the Watauga County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 773 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 773 students
Hardin Park Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Hardin Park Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Hardin Park Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 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 12:1 15:1
Hardin Park Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Hardin Park Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
17%
13%
Hardin Park Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
27%
Hardin Park Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
72%
52%
Hardin Park Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Hardin Park Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hardin Park 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.
0.45 0.89
Hardin Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
34%
45%
Hardin Park 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.
4%
8%
Hardin Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,583 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Watauga County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 4,583 1,682
Watauga County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $54 MM $19 MM
District Spending $52 MM $18 MM
Watauga County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,735 $11,105
Watauga County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,243 $10,880
Watauga 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 Watauga High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Grandfather Academy (14.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Two Rivers Community Elementary School (2.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boone Watauga High School
    400 High School Dr
    Boone , NC , 28607
    (828)264-2407
    1.7  mi  |  1442  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greensboro Two Rivers Community Elementary School
    Charter School
    900 Sixteenth St
    Greensboro , NC , 27405
    (828)262-5411
    Charter School
    2.5  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Boone Green Valley Elementary School
    189 Big Hill Rd
    Boone , NC , 28607
    (828)264-3606
    3.9  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Boone Parkway Elementary School
    160 Parkway School Dr
    Boone , NC , 28607
    (828)264-3032
    5.4  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Vilas Cove Creek Elementary School
    930 Vanderpool Rd
    Vilas , NC , 28692
    (828)297-2781
    5.9  mi  |  326  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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