Tryon Elementary School

100 School Place

Tryon, NC 28782-2941

Tel: (828)859-6584
Grades PK-5
400 students
Tryon Elementary School serves 400 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Tryon Elementary School operates within the Polk County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 400 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 400 students
Tryon Elementary School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Tryon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Tryon Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Tryon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 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 12:1 16:1
Tryon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
18%
15%
Tryon Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
Black
8%
26%
Tryon Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
69%
51%
Tryon Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Tryon Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Tryon 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.
0.49 0.45
Tryon Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
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.
64%
47%
Tryon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
5%
7%
Tryon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,265 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,543 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,420 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Polk County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 2,265 1,120
Polk County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $18 MM
Polk County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $27 MM $18 MM
Polk County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,543 $10,864
Polk County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,420 $10,591
Polk County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 Polk County 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 Grades Students
  • ColumbusPolk County Early College High School
    3.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 56 students51 Walker St
    ColumbusNC 28722
    (828)894-2698
    3.59-1256
  • InmanLandrum Middle School
    4.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 243 students102 Redland Rd
    InmanSC 29349
    (864)457-2629
    4.56-8243
  • LandrumO. P. Earle Elementary School
    4.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 468 students100 Redland Rd
    LandrumSC 29356
    (864)457-3416
    4.6PK-5468
  • ColumbusPolk County High School
    4.9 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 664 students1681 East Nc 108 Hwy
    ColumbusNC 28722
    (828)894-2525
    4.99-12664
  • Saluda Saluda Elementary School
    6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 140 students214 East Main St
    SaludaNC 28773
    (828)749-5571
    6PK-5140

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