Cleveland County Schools School District

400 West Marion Street
Shelby, NC 28150
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public preschools serving 5,950 students in Cleveland County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Cleveland County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
30 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
14,324 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
987 Teachers
32,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Cleveland County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 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 86% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#139 out of 325 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cleveland County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cleveland 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.
48%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cleveland 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.
65%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cleveland 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.
86%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Cleveland County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.72
# American Indian Students
14 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
90 Students
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,064 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
22%
# Black Students
3,883 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
27%
25%
# White Students
8,319 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
58%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
946 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
419
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
1,022
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
982
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
958
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
982
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,100
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
997
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,079
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,186
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,165
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,327
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,092
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,106
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
909
379
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,161 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,206 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$160 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cleveland 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
$161 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Cleveland 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
$11,161
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cleveland 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
$11,206
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cleveland 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 Cleveland County Schools School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
North Shelby
Special Education School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1701 Charles Road
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 476-8230
Grades: PK-12
| 83 students
Rank: #22.
Boiling Springs Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1522 Patrick Avenue
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 476-8361
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #33.
Springmore Elementary School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
616 Mcbrayer Homestead Road
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 476-8235
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #44.
Casar Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
436 Schoolhouse Road
Casar, NC 28020
(704) 476-8255
Grades: PK-5
| 257 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1166 Wyke Road
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 476-8390
Grades: PK-4
| 377 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Grover Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
206 Carolina Avenue
Grover, NC 28073
(704) 476-8351
Grades: PK-4
| 322 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
West Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 W Mountain Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 476-8345
Grades: PK-4
| 293 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
Bethware Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
115 Bethware Drive
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 476-8346
Grades: PK-4
| 470 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
East Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Cleveland Avenue
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 476-8356
Grades: PK-4
| 199 students
Rank: #8 - 108. - 10.
James Love Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
309 James Love Road
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 476-8385
Grades: PK-4
| 349 students
Rank: #1111.
Fallston Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
112 Gary Street
Fallston, NC 28042
(704) 476-8240
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1212.
North Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
900 N Ramseur Street
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 476-8225
Grades: PK-4
| 266 students
Rank: #1313.
Union Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1440 Union Church Road
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 476-8250
Grades: PK-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1414.
Marion Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
410 Forest Hill Drive
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 476-8381
Grades: PK-4
| 220 students
Rank: #1515.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1907 Stony Point Road
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 476-8260
Grades: PK-5
| 421 students
Rank: #1616.
Township Three Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
526 Davis Road
Shelby, NC 28152
(704) 476-8245
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1717.
Graham Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Blanton Street
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 476-8386
Grades: PK-4
| 209 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 30 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 14,324 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 86% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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