Blowing Rock Elementary School

Tel: (828)295-3204
  • Blowing Rock Elementary School serves 348 students in grades KG-8.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Blowing Rock Elementary School operates within the Watauga County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 348 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-8
Total Students348 students
Blowing Rock Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Blowing Rock Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Blowing Rock Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeBlowing Rock Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Blowing Rock Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
Blowing Rock Elementary School American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Blowing Rock Elementary School Asian Students (1998-2012)
Blowing Rock Elementary School Black Students (1990-2016)
Blowing Rock Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Blowing Rock Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
Blowing Rock Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsBlowing Rock Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.66
Blowing Rock Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Blowing Rock Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
Blowing Rock Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

District Comparison

  • Watauga County s School District's student population of 4,402 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,384 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,883 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameWatauga County s School District
Number of Schools
Number of Students Managed4,402870
Watauga County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$52 MM$8 MM
Watauga County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$50 MM$8 MM
Watauga County s School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$11,384$8,969
Watauga County s School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,883$8,766
Watauga County s School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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North Carolina public schools have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse school district in North Carolina is Hoke County s School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.