Cullowhee Valley School

  • Cullowhee Valley School serves 611 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 47% (which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Cullowhee Valley School's student population of 611 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students611 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cullowhee Valley School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cullowhee Valley School is 0.47, which is more 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#1351 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cullowhee Valley 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)
41%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cullowhee Valley 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 Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Cullowhee Valley School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cullowhee Valley School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
24%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cullowhee Valley School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cullowhee Valley School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
69%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cullowhee Valley 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 Cullowhee Valley School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.470.46
This chart display the diversity score of Cullowhee Valley 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
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cullowhee Valley 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 Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cullowhee Valley School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
An excellent school with amazing, caring, and talented group of teachers. The music program is wonderful, under the past Athletic Director (for 8 years) the sports programs were on top, winning countless championships. A great school
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5  
All my children went to Cullowhee Valley School and I volunteered there for many years. It is great school. The teachers care very much about the children and children recieve excellent care and teaching.
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5  
We had just moved here from the Mississippi Gulf Coast and our child went to Private catholic education last year...very impressed with this school- it is organized, the teacher-student ratio is low, the teacher is wonderful, love the atheletic programs and the learning with musical influence. Everyone is very kind and friendly!!
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