Alexander County Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 4,953 students in Alexander County Schools School District. Alexander County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Alexander County Schools School District are Taylorsville Elementary School, Ellendale Elementary School and Bethlehem Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Alexander County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 47% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameAlexander County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.alexander.k12.nc.us
School District Phone Number(828) 632-7001
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools11 Schools2,692 Schools
# of Students4,953 Students1,552,877 Students
# of Teachers311 Teachers99,390 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

Alexander County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 289 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#107 out of 290 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Alexander County Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alexander County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alexander County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Alexander County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.350.68
# of American Indian Students4 Students20,174 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students76 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# of Hispanic Students498 Students271,308 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
18%
# of Black Students196 Students393,564 Students
% Black Students
4%
25%
# of White Students3,957 Students749,494 Students
% White Students
80%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students4 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students218 Students66,117 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:6818,721
# of Students in Kindergarten:380115,151
# of Students in 1st Grade:341115,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:359117,101
# of Students in 3rd Grade:383121,285
# of Students in 4th Grade:382122,938
# of Students in 5th Grade:401123,109
# of Students in 6th Grade:413119,917
# of Students in 7th Grade:404117,078
# of Students in 8th Grade:335110,188
# of Students in 9th Grade:404130,053
# of Students in 10th Grade:384120,963
# of Students in 11th Grade:347114,911
# of Students in 12th Grade:352105,294
# of Ungraded Students: - 504

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $9,521 in this school district is less than the state median of $10,287. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,574 is less than the state median of $10,742. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$47 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Alexander County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$47 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Alexander County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,521$10,287
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Alexander County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,574$10,742
This chart display average spending per public school student in Alexander County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Alexander County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Taylorsville Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    100 7th Street Sw
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-3072

    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Ellendale Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    175 Ellendale Park Lane
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-4866

    Grades: K-5 | 283 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Bethlehem Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7900 Nc Hwy 127
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 495-8198

    Grades: PK-5 | 446 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Sugar Loaf Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3600 Nc Hwy 16n
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-2192

    Grades: K-5 | 236 students
  • Rank: #4-54.-5.
    Wittenburg Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7300 Church Road
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-2395

    Grades: PK-5 | 287 students
  • Rank: #66.
    West Alexander Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    85 Bulldog Lane
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 495-4611

    Grades: 6-8 | 532 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Stony Point Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    311 Stony Point School Road
    Stony Point, NC 28678
    (704) 585-6981

    Grades: PK-5 | 256 students
  • Rank: #88.
    East Alexander Middle School Math: 41% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1285 White Plains Road
    Hiddenite, NC 28636
    (828) 632-7565

    Grades: 6-8 | 620 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Hiddenite Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    374 Sulphur Springs Road
    Hiddenite, NC 28636
    (828) 632-2503

    Grades: PK-5 | 518 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Alexander Central High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    223 School Drive
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-7063

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,337 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Alexander Early College Reading: 80-89%
    230 Industrial Blvd
    Taylorsville, NC 28681
    (828) 632-8221

    Grades: 9-10 | 150 students
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