Lincoln County Schools School District

201 Jeb Seagle Drive
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Lincoln 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 18 public elementary schools serving 7,687 students in Lincoln County Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Lincoln County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 60% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
23 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
11,314 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
743 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Lincoln 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 89% has decreased from 91% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#109 out of 325 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lincoln County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lincoln 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.
53%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lincoln 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.
89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lincoln County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.43
0.70
# American Indian Students
18 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
109 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,436 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
20%
# Black Students
711 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
6%
25%
# White Students
8,423 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
75%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
614 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
195
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
773
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
790
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
790
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
824
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
860
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
815
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
814
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
908
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
897
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,045
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
909
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
887
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
807
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,324 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,034 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$117 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lincoln 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)
$114 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Lincoln 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)
$10,324
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lincoln 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)
$10,034
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lincoln 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 Lincoln County Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rock Springs Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3633 Hwy 16 N
Denver, NC 28037
(704) 483-2281
Grades: PK-5
| 577 students
Rank: #22.
Catawba Springs Elementary School
(Math: 77% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
206 North Little Egypt Rd
Denver, NC 28037
(704) 736-1895
Grades: PK-5
| 514 students
Rank: #33.
St James Elementary School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1774 St James Church Road
Denver, NC 28037
(704) 736-1958
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #44.
Union Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4875 Reepsville Rd
Vale, NC 28168
(704) 276-1493
Grades: PK-5
| 313 students
Rank: #55.
North Lincoln Middle School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1503 Amity Church Road
Denver, NC 28037
(704) 736-0262
Grades: 6-8
| 781 students
Rank: #66.
East Lincoln Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4137 Hwy 73
Iron Station, NC 28080
(704) 732-0761
Grades: 6-8
| 697 students
Rank: #77.
Ge Massey Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
130 Newbold St
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-2322
Grades: PK-5
| 370 students
Rank: #88.
North Brook Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
642 Hwy 274
Vale, NC 28168
(704) 276-2479
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #99.
Iron Station Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4207 Hwy 27 E
Iron Station, NC 28080
(704) 736-4292
Grades: PK-5
| 373 students
Rank: #1010.
Asbury Academy
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
221 Salem Church Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 736-4766
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
Rank: #1111.
Childers Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2595 Rock Dam Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 736-9610
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #1212.
West Lincoln Middle School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
260 Shoal Rd
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 276-1760
Grades: 6-8
| 527 students
Rank: #1313.
Pumpkin Center Intermediate
(Math: 49% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3980 King Wilkinson Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 736-1504
Grades: 3-5
| 293 students
Rank: #1414.
S Ray Lowder Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Kennedy Dr
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-2741
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #1515.
Lincolnton Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2361 Startown Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-1120
Grades: 6-8
| 608 students
Rank: #1616.
Love Memorial Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1463 Love Memorial Sch Rd
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-5649
Grades: PK-5
| 262 students
Rank: #1717.
Battleground Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Jeb Seagle Dr
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 735-3146
Grades: PK-5
| 389 students
Rank: n/an/a
3970 King Wilkinson Road
Lincolnton, NC 28092
(704) 736-1394
Grades: PK-2
| 289 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 23 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : 89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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