Burnsville Elementary School

395 Burnsville School Rd

Burnsville, NC 28714-2623

Tel: (828)682-4515
Grades: KG-5

393 students

Burnsville Elementary School serves 393 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Burnsville Elementary School operates within the Yancey County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 393 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 393 students
Burnsville Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Burnsville Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Burnsville Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 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 16:1 14:1
Burnsville Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
27%
14%
Burnsville Elementary School Hispanic (1997-2013)
Black
2%
27%
Burnsville Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
71%
52%
Burnsville Elementary School White (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Burnsville Elementary School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.43 0.45
Burnsville 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.
60%
47%
Burnsville 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.
7%
7%
Burnsville Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,281 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Yancey County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 2,281 1,330
Yancey County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $19 MM
District Spending $26 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,521 $11,105
Yancey County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,321 $10,880
Yancey 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 Mountain Heritage High School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Yancey Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Micaville Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BurnsvilleEast Yancey Middle School
    285 Georges Fork Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)682-2281
    0 mi | 298 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BurnsvilleMicaville Elementary School
    112 State Hwy 80 South
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)675-4161
    2.4 mi | 176 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BurnsvilleHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Clearmont Elementary School
    1175 Clearmont School Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)682-2337
    3.9 mi | 117 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • BurnsvilleMountain Heritage High School
    333 Mtn Heritage Hs Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)682-6103
    4.1 mi | 677 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BurnsvilleCane River Middle School
    1128 Cane River School Rd
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828)682-2202
    6.5 mi | 265 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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