Catawba County Schools School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 28 public schools in Catawba County Schools School District, serving 16,375 students.
  • Public school in Catawba County School School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
  • The top ranked public school in Catawba County Schools School District are Challenger Early College High School, Sherrills Ford Elementary School and Mountain View Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% 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 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Overview

School District NameCatawba County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.catawbaschools.net
School District Phone Number(828)464-8333
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools28 Schools2,691 Schools
# of Students16,375 Students1,553,334 Students
# of Teachers995 Teachers99,422 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Catawba 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 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Catawba 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)
45%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Catawba 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
91%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Catawba 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 Score0.530.68
# of American Indian Students9 Students20,234 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students1,102 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# of Hispanic Students2,641 Students271,377 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
18%
# of Black Students878 Students393,741 Students
% Black Students
5%
25%
# of White Students10,895 Students749,630 Students
% White Students
67%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students9 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students841 Students66,132 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:19418,734
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,175115,168
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,135115,683
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,107117,119
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,202121,308
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,256122,953
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,297123,129
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,284120,029
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,270117,179
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,127110,307
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,375130,053
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,407120,963
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,294114,911
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,252105,294
# of Ungraded Students: - 504

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $9,429 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 $8,724 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$163 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Catawba County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$151 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Catawba 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$9,429$9,334
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Catawba 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$8,724$9,122
This chart display average spending per public school student in Catawba County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Catawba County Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Balls Creek Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2620 Balls Creek Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828)464-4766

    Grades: PK-6 | 693 students
  • Bandys High School Math: 56% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5040 E Bandys Road
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828)241-3171

    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
  • Banoak Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    7651 W Nc 10 Hwy
    Vale, NC 28168
    (704)462-2849

    Grades: K-6 | 309 students
  • Blackburn Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4377 W Nc 10 Hwy
    Newton, NC 28658
    (704)462-1344

    Grades: K-6 | 636 students
  • Bunker Hill High School Math: 22% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4675 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)241-3355

    Grades: 9-12 | 886 students
  • Catawba Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5415 Hudson Chapel Road
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828)241-3131

    Grades: PK-6 | 424 students
  • Catawba Rosenwald Education Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    403 6th Ave Sw
    Catawba, NC 28609
    (828)241-2734

    Grades: K-12 | 42 students
  • Challenger Early College High School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2550 Hwy 70 Se
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)485-2980

    Grades: 9-12 | 411 students
  • Charles H Tuttle Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2872 Water Plant Road
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-3080

    Grades: K-6 | 474 students
  • Claremont Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3384 E Main Street
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)459-7921

    Grades: PK-6 | 435 students
  • Clyde Campbell Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2121 35th Avenue Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2769

    Grades: K-6 | 551 students
  • Fred T Foard High School Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3407 Plateau Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (704)462-1496

    Grades: 9-12 | 969 students
  • Harry M Arndt Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3350 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9545

    Grades: 7-8 | 646 students
  • Jacobs Fork Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3431 Plateau Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (704)462-1827

    Grades: 7-8 | 476 students
  • Lyle Creek Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1845 Edgewater Drive Nw
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828)464-0299

    Grades: PK-6 | 560 students
  • Maiden Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    201 N Main Avenue
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-8769

    Grades: K-6 | 484 students
  • Maiden High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    600 West Main Street
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-8197

    Grades: 9-12 | 902 students
  • Maiden Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    518 North C Avenue
    Maiden, NC 28650
    (828)428-2326

    Grades: 7-8 | 424 students
  • Mill Creek Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1041 Shiloh Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)241-2711

    Grades: 7-8 | 375 students
  • Mountain View Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    5911 Dwayne Starnes Road
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)294-2020

    Grades: PK-6 | 757 students
  • Oxford Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5915 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)459-7220

    Grades: PK-6 | 596 students
  • River Bend Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4670 Oxford School Road
    Claremont, NC 28610
    (828)241-2754

    Grades: 7-8 | 469 students
  • Saint Stephens Elementary School Math: 27% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    684 30th Street Ne
    Conover, NC 28613
    (828)256-2570

    Grades: PK-6 | 676 students
  • Saint Stephens High School Math: 39% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3205 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9841

    Grades: 9-12 | 1251 students
  • Sherrills Ford Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    8103 Sherrills Ford Road
    Sherrills Ford, NC 28673
    (828)478-2662

    Grades: K-6 | 486 students
  • Snow Creek Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3238 Snow Creek Rd
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2335

    Grades: PK-6 | 581 students
  • Startown Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4119 Startown Road
    Newton, NC 28658
    (828)464-1257

    Grades: PK-6 | 523 students
  • Webb A Murray Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 46%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3901 Section House Road
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2196

    Grades: PK-6 | 453 students
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