Madison County Schools School District

5738 Us 25-70 Hwy
Marshall, NC 28753
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,109 students in Madison County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Madison County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
2,109 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
176 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Madison County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 96% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#76 out of 325 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Madison County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
63%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Madison 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.
59%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Madison 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.
96%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Madison County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.16
0.70
# American Indian Students
2 Students
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
108 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
6 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
n/a
25%
# White Students
1,960 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
92%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
175
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
169
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
153
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
159
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
155
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
164
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
142
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
142
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
155
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
179
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
181
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
164
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
171
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,294 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,373 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$30 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Madison 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)
$30 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Madison 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)
$14,294
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Madison 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)
$14,373
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Madison 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 Madison County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hot Springs Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
63 Serpentine Ave
Hot Springs, NC 28743
(828) 622-3292
Grades: K-5
| 131 students
Rank: #22.
Madison Early College High School
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-74% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5734 Us 25/70 Hwy
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-0319
Grades: 9-13
| 243 students
Rank: #33.
Brush Creek Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
265 Upper Brush Creek Road
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-1547
Grades: K-5
| 347 students
Rank: #44.
Madison Middle School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
95 Upper Brush Creek Rd
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-2269
Grades: 6-8
| 439 students
Rank: #55.
Mars Hill Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
200 School House Lane
Mars Hill, NC 28754
(828) 689-2922
Grades: K-5
| 497 students
Rank: #66.
Madison High School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5740 Us Hwy 25-70
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-2876
Grades: 9-12
| 429 students
Rank: n/an/a
Madison Velocity Learning Center
Alternative School
5740 Us Hwy 25/70
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-2876
Grades: 9-12
| 23 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Madison County Schools School District?
Madison County Schools School District manages 7 public schools serving 2,109 students.
What is the rank of Madison County Schools School District?
Madison County Schools School District is ranked #71 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Madison County Schools School District?
92% of Madison County Schools School District students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Madison County Schools School District?
Madison County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Madison County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,373 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: KG-13
  • Enrollment: 2,109 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • : 96% (Top 1% in NC)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 63% (Top 30%)
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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