Alleghany County Schools School District

85 Peachtree Street
Sparta, NC 28675-9210
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Alleghany County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public preschools serving 979 students in Alleghany County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Alleghany County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
4 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
1,392 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
113 Teachers
32,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Alleghany County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#196 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Alleghany County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
47%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Alleghany 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 2021-22 school year data.
44%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alleghany 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 2021-22 school year data.
61%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Alleghany County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Alleghany County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.42
0.72
# American Indian Students
2 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1 Student
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
341 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
22%
# Black Students
11 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
1%
25%
# White Students
1,005 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
72%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
29 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
65
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
110
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
97
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
104
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
95
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
104
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
100
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
109
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
97
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
98
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
117
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
117
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
95
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
84
379
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,677 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,938 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$19 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Alleghany County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$19 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Alleghany County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,677
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Alleghany County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,938
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Alleghany County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Alleghany County Schools School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Glade Creek Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
32 Glade Creek Sch Road
Ennice, NC 28623
(336) 657-3388
Grades: PK-8
| 242 students
Rank: #22.
Piney Creek Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
559 Piney Creek Sch Road
Piney Creek, NC 28663
(336) 359-2988
Grades: PK-8
| 180 students
Rank: #33.
Sparta Elementary School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
450 N Main Street
Sparta, NC 28675
(336) 372-8546
Grades: PK-8
| 557 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,392 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 61% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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