Smokey Mountain Elementary School

Smokey Mountain Elementary School serves 427 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Smokey Mountain Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 427 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 427 students
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Smokey Mountain Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Smokey Mountain Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 16:1
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
39%
1%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
9%
15%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
White
48%
51%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.61 0.45
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
63%
47%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
7%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jackson County s School District's student population of 3,649 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,628 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,488 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,649 1,120
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $35 MM $18 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $10,628 $10,864
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,488 $10,591
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Cherokee High School (6.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Cherokee Extension School (7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swain Co East Elementary School (3.9 miles away)
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