Surry County Schools School District

209 N Crutchfield St
Dobson, NC 27017
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Surry 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 5 public high schools serving 2,401 students in Surry County Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in North Carolina.
Public High Schools in Surry County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 61% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Public High School in Surry County School School District have a Graduation Rate of 88%, which is more than the North Carolina average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is East Surry High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
20 Schools
738 Schools
# Students
7,278 Students
539,647 Students
# Teachers
530 Teachers
32,877 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Surry 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)
#104 out of 325 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Surry 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 Surry 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.
54%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Surry 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 Surry County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.46
0.68
# American Indian Students
5 Students
5,866 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
26 Students
18,660 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,852 Students
100,068 Students
% Hispanic Students
26%
19%
# Black Students
158 Students
133,085 Students
% Black Students
2%
25%
# White Students
5,044 Students
256,757 Students
% White Students
69%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
713 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
215 Students
26,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
203
543
# Students in K Grade:
512
5,886
# Students in 1st Grade:
496
5,830
# Students in 2nd Grade:
498
6,059
# Students in 3rd Grade:
488
6,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
462
6,315
# Students in 5th Grade:
526
6,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
529
10,258
# Students in 7th Grade:
590
11,024
# Students in 8th Grade:
615
10,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
710
142,946
# Students in 10th Grade:
601
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
564
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
484
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,268 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,970 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$82 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Surry 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)
$80 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Surry 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)
$11,268
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Surry 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)
$10,970
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Surry 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 Surry County Schools School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Surry Early College
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
630 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
(336) 386-3621
Grades: 9-13
| 274 students
Rank: #22.
North Surry High School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2440 W Pine Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030
(336) 789-5055
Grades: 9-12
| 776 students
Rank: #33.
East Surry High School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 W Main Street
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
(336) 368-2251
Grades: 9-12
| 604 students
Rank: #44.
Surry Central High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
716 South Main Street
Dobson, NC 27017
(336) 386-8842
Grades: 9-12
| 655 students
Rank: #55.
Surry Online Magnet School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
209 North Crutchfield Street
Dobson, NC 27017
(336) 386-8215
Grades: 2-12
| 92 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 20 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 7,278 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • : 89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60% (Top 30%)
  • : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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