Caldwell County Schools School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 26 public schools in Caldwell County Schools School District, serving 11,703 students.
  • Public school in Caldwell County School School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
  • The top ranked public school in Caldwell County Schools School District are Caldwell Early College, Caldwell Career Cen Middle Coll. and Collettsville School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameCaldwell County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.caldwellschools.com
School District Phone Number(828)728-8407
School District Grades OfferedPK - 13
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools26 Schools2,691 Schools
# of Students11,703 Students1,553,334 Students
# of Teachers815 Teachers99,422 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1

District Comparison

  • Caldwell County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 282 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Caldwell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Caldwell 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Caldwell County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.370.68
# of American Indian Students9 Students20,234 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students73 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students1,260 Students271,377 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
18%
# of Black Students617 Students393,741 Students
% Black Students
5%
25%
# of White Students9,243 Students749,630 Students
% White Students
78%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students557 Students66,132 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:18218,734
# of Students in Kindergarten:816115,168
# of Students in 1st Grade:791115,683
# of Students in 2nd Grade:822117,119
# of Students in 3rd Grade:813121,308
# of Students in 4th Grade:905122,953
# of Students in 5th Grade:941123,129
# of Students in 6th Grade:880120,029
# of Students in 7th Grade:875117,179
# of Students in 8th Grade:865110,307
# of Students in 9th Grade:984130,053
# of Students in 10th Grade:980120,963
# of Students in 11th Grade:923114,911
# of Students in 12th Grade:926105,294
# of Ungraded Students: - 504

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,600 is higher than the state average of $9,334. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $8,514 is less than the state average of $9,122. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$119 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Caldwell County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$106 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Caldwell County Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$9,600$9,334
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Caldwell County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$8,514$9,122
This chart display average spending per public school student in Caldwell County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Caldwell County Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Baton Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1400 Baton School Road
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)728-9531

    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
  • Caldwell Career Cen Middle Coll. Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2857 Hickory Boulevard
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828)759-4640

    Grades: 9-12 | 235 students
  • Caldwell Early College Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2859 Hickory Blvd Sw
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828)759-4636

    Grades: 9-13 | 328 students
  • Collettsville School Math: 65% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4690 Collettsville School Rd
    Collettsville, NC 28611
    (828)754-6913

    Grades: K-8 | 337 students
  • Davenport A+ School Math: 51% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Top 50%
    901 College Avenue Sw
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-6941

    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
  • Dudley Shoals Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1500 Dudley Shoals Road
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)396-3457

    Grades: PK-5 | 481 students
  • Gamewell Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2904 Morganton Boulevard
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)758-1193

    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
  • Gamewell Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3210 Gamewell School Road
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-6204

    Grades: 6-8 | 533 students
  • Gateway School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1889 Dudley Shoals Road
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)396-8373

    Grades: 6-12 | 63 students
  • Granite Falls Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    60 N Highland Avenue
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)396-2222

    Grades: PK-5 | 615 students
  • Granite Falls Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    90 N Main Street
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)396-2341

    Grades: 6-8 | 575 students
  • Happy Valley Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1350 Yadkin River Road
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-3496

    Grades: PK-8 | 246 students
  • Hibriten High School Math: 35% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1350 Panther Trail Se
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)758-7376

    Grades: 9-12 | 842 students
  • Horizons Elementary School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    332 Greenhaven Dr. Nw
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)726-3855

    Grades: K-5 | 33 students
  • Hudson Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    200 Roy Coffey Drive
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828)728-3712

    Grades: PK-5 | 740 students
  • Hudson Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    291 Pine Mountain Road
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828)728-4281

    Grades: 6-8 | 633 students
  • Kings Creek Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3680 Wilkesboro Boulevard
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-6039

    Grades: PK-8 | 169 students
  • Lower Creek Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 30%
    630 Lower Creek Drive Ne
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-4022

    Grades: K-5 | 406 students
  • Oak Hill Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4603 Oak Hill School Road
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-6128

    Grades: K-8 | 141 students
  • Sawmills Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4436 Sawmills School Road
    Granite Falls, NC 28630
    (828)396-2610

    Grades: PK-5 | 333 students
  • South Caldwell High School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7035 Spartan Drive
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828)396-2188

    Grades: 9-12 | 1542 students
  • Valmead Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    111 Elizabeth Drive Nw
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-9612

    Grades: PK-5 | 165 students
  • West Caldwell High School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    300 W Caldwell Drive
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)758-5583

    Grades: 9-12 | 827 students
  • West Lenoir Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    125 Maple Drive Nw
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)754-5161

    Grades: K-5 | 137 students
  • Whitnel Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1425 Berkley Street Sw
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)728-6423

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • William Lenoir Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1366 Wildcat Trail
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    (828)726-3910

    Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
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