Leicester Elementary School

  • Leicester Elementary School serves 471 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Leicester Elementary School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 471 students has declined by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 471 students
Leicester Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Leicester Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Leicester Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Leicester Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Leicester Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Leicester Elementary School American Indian Students (1993-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Leicester Elementary School Asian Students (1988-1991)
Hispanic
12%
16%
Leicester Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
2%
26%
Leicester Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
White
86%
50%
Leicester Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Leicester Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
4%
Leicester Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Leicester Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.45
Leicester Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
52%
Leicester Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Leicester Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buncombe County s School District's student population of 25,006 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,135 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,369 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,006 912
Buncombe County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $233 MM $10 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $239 MM $11 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,135 $11,110
Buncombe County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,369 $11,529
Buncombe County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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