Hoke County Schools School District

310 Wooley Street
Raeford, NC 28376-3299
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public elementary schools serving 6,428 students in Hoke County Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Hoke County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
14 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
8,863 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
596 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Hoke 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% has increased from 79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#222 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Hoke County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hoke 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.
42%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hoke 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.
85%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hoke County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.76
0.70
# American Indian Students
665 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
1%
# Asian Students
70 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
2,201 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
20%
# Black Students
3,020 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
34%
25%
# White Students
2,048 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
23%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
38 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
832 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
251
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
711
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
677
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
685
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
692
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
716
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
678
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
659
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
666
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
674
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
835
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
638
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
536
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
445
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,742 in this school district is less 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 $10,532 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$95 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Hoke 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 (20-21)
$93 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Hoke 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 (20-21)
$10,742
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hoke 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 (20-21)
$10,532
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hoke 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 Hoke County Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Don D Steed Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
800 Phillipi Church Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-1125
Grades: PK-5
| 628 students
Rank: #22.
Rockfish Hoke Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6251 Rockfish Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-9343
Grades: PK-5
| 651 students
Rank: #33.
Upchurch Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
730 Turnpike Road
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-1574
Grades: PK-5
| 703 students
Rank: #44.
Sandy Grove Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Chason Road
Lumber Bridge, NC 28357
(910) 875-3559
Grades: 6-8
| 646 students
Rank: #55.
West Hoke Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6050 Turnpike Road
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-2584
Grades: PK-5
| 501 students
Rank: #66.
West Hoke Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Nc 211 W
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-3411
Grades: 6-8
| 570 students
Rank: #77.
Scurlock Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
775 Rockfish Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-4182
Grades: PK-5
| 659 students
Rank: #88.
Sandy Grove Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8452 North Old Wire Road
Lumber Bridge, NC 28357
(910) 875-6008
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #99.
East Hoke Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4702 Fayetteville Rd
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-5048
Grades: 6-8
| 778 students
Rank: #1010.
Hawk Eye Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4321 Old Maxton Road
Red Springs, NC 28377
(910) 875-2470
Grades: PK-5
| 385 students
Rank: #1111.
J W Mclauchlin Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
326 N Main St
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-8721
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #1212.
J W Turlington School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
116 W Prospect Ave
Raeford, NC 28376
(910) 875-2583
Grades: 6-12
| 24 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 14 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 8,863 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • : 85% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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