Mabel Elementary School

404 Mabel School Road

Zionville, NC 28698
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (828)297-2512
  • Mabel Elementary School serves 188 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower 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.
  • Mabel Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Mabel Elementary School operates within the Watauga County s School District.

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School Overview

  • Mabel Elementary School's student population of 188 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students188 students
Mabel Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Mabel Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
Mabel Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeMabel Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Mabel 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 10:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Mabel Elementary School is 0.13, 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)40-44%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
Mabel Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
1%
3%
Mabel Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2016)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Mabel Elementary School Black Students (1990-2016)
Black
1%
26%
Mabel Elementary School Black Students (2004-2016)
White
93%
50%
Mabel Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Mabel Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsMabel Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.130.46
Mabel Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
Mabel Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
5%
Mabel Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Mabel 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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