Cliffside Elementary School

  • Cliffside Elementary School serves 302 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Cliffside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Cliffside Elementary School's student population of 302 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students302 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Cliffside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cliffside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cliffside Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#875 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cliffside Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
80%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cliffside Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.350.46
This chart display the diversity score of Cliffside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cliffside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRutherford County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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