Chatham County School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 17 public schools managed by Chatham County School District serving 8,879 students in Bennett, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Chatham County School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Bennett Bennett School
    61 Randolph Street
    Bennett, NC 27208
    (336)581-3586

    Grades: PK-8 | 221 students
  • Bear Creek Bonlee School
    153 Bonlee School Road
    Bear Creek, NC 27207
    (919)837-5316

    Grades: K-8 | 322 students
  • Bear Creek Chatham Central High School
    14950 Nc Hwy 902 W
    Bear Creek, NC 27207
    (919)837-2251

    Grades: 9-12 | 401 students
  • Siler City Chatham Middle School
    2025 South 2nd Avenue Ext
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919)663-2414

    Grades: 6-8 | 542 students
  • Pittsboro Horton Middle School
    79 Horton Road
    Pittsboro, NC 27312
    (919)542-2303

    Grades: 5-8 | 409 students
  • Goldston J S Waters School
    55 J S Waters School Road
    Goldston, NC 27252
    (919)898-2259

    Grades: K-8 | 281 students
  • Siler City Jordan Matthews High School
    910 East Cardinal Street
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919)742-2916

    Grades: 9-12 | 835 students
  • Chapel Hill Margaret B. Pollard Middle School
    185 Granite Mill Blvd.
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516
    (919)969-0070

    Grades: 6-8 | 635 students
  • Moncure Moncure School
    600 Moncure School Road
    Moncure, NC 27559
    (919)542-3725

    Grades: PK-8 | 305 students
  • Chapel Hill North Chatham Elementary School
    3380 Lystra Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27517
    (919)967-3094

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Pittsboro Northwood High School
    310 Northwood High School Road
    Pittsboro, NC 27312
    (919)542-4181

    Grades: 9-12 | 1389 students
  • Pittsboro Perry W Harrison Elementary School
    2655 Hamlet Chapel Road
    Pittsboro, NC 27312
    (919)967-9925

    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
  • Pittsboro Pittsboro Elementary School
    375 Pittsboro School Road
    Pittsboro, NC 27312
    (919)542-3987

    Grades: PK-4 | 528 students
  • Siler City Sage Academy Alternative School
    501 Martin L King Jr Blvd
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919)663-5899

    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
  • Siler City Siler City Elementary School
    671 Ellington Road
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919)663-2032

    Grades: PK-5 | 716 students
  • Siler City Silk Hope School
    7945 Silk Hope/gum Springs Rd
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919)742-3911

    Grades: PK-8 | 371 students
  • Siler City Virginia Cross Elementary School
    234 Cross School Road
    Siler City, NC 27344
    (919)742-4279

    Grades: PK-5 | 574 students

Overview

School District NameChatham County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students8,879 students
# of Teachers603 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students4,252 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students4,627 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.63
# of American Indian Students18 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students99 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students2,804 students
% Hispanic Students
32%
# of Black Students1,055 students
% Black Students
12%
# of White Students4,519 students
% White Students
51%
# of Hawaiian Students2 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students382 students
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:230
# of Students in Kindergarten:613
# of Students in 1st Grade:610
# of Students in 2nd Grade:681
# of Students in 3rd Grade:701
# of Students in 4th Grade:675
# of Students in 5th Grade:691
# of Students in 6th Grade:705
# of Students in 7th Grade:649
# of Students in 8th Grade:665
# of Students in 9th Grade:746
# of Students in 10th Grade:687
# of Students in 11th Grade:664
# of Students in 12th Grade:562
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Chatham County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Chatham County 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)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Chatham County 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
88%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Chatham County School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,948 is higher than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,385 is higher than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$101 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Chatham County School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$96 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Chatham County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,948$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Chatham County School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,385$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Chatham County School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Chatham County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.63, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Sage Academy. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.