Cove Creek Elementary School

930 Vanderpool Rd

Vilas, NC 28692
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (828)297-2781
  • Cove Creek Elementary School serves 297 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Cove Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Cove Creek Elementary School operates within the Watauga County s School District.

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School Overview

  • Cove Creek Elementary School's student population of 297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students297 students
Cove Creek Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Cove Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Cove Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeCove Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Cove Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cove Creek Elementary School is 0.17, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
Cove Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
3%
Cove Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Cove Creek Elementary School Black Students (2001-2016)
Black
n/a
26%
Cove Creek Elementary School Black Students (1990-2010)
White
91%
50%
Cove Creek Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Cove Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCove Creek Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.170.46
Cove Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
52%
Cove Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
Cove Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Cove Creek Elementary School is Watauga County s School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Watauga County s School District's student population of 4,402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school 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 school 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 school years.
    School District NameWatauga County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    1
    Number of Students Managed4,402870
    Watauga County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    47%
    District Total Revenue$52 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$50 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,384$8,969
    District Spending / Student$10,883$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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