Cowee Elementary School (Closed 2011)

The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 85-89% (which was higher than the North Carolina state average of 81%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 80-84% (which was higher than the North Carolina state average of 69%).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students (09-10)
147 students
This chart display total students of Cowee Elementary School by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Cowee Elementary School by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (NC)
(09-10)
85-89%
81%
(09-10)
80-84%
69%
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cowee Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
American Indian
(09-10)
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cowee Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
(09-10)
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cowee Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hispanic
(09-10)
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cowee Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Black
(09-10)
1%
31%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cowee Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
(09-10)
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cowee Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(09-10)
n/a
n/a
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Cowee Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (09-10)
48%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cowee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (09-10)
18%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cowee Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
85-89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% NC state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% NC state average).
How many students attend Cowee Elementary School?
147 students attend Cowee Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
93% of Cowee Elementary School students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What grades does Cowee Elementary School offer ?
Cowee Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Cowee Elementary School part of?
Cowee Elementary School is part of Macon County Schools School District.

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.