Swain County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by Swain County School District serving 2,066 students in Bryson City, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 51%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Swain County School District (2018-19)

Overview

School District NameSwain County School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students2,066 students
# of Teachers137 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,024 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,042 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.52
# of American Indian Students475 students
% American Indian Students
23%
# of Asian Students12 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students105 students
% Hispanic Students
5%
# of Black Students14 students
% Black Students
1%
# of White Students1,354 students
% White Students
65%
# of Hawaiian Students1 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students105 students
% of Two or more races Students
5%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:101
# of Students in Kindergarten:166
# of Students in 1st Grade:143
# of Students in 2nd Grade:145
# of Students in 3rd Grade:150
# of Students in 4th Grade:157
# of Students in 5th Grade:146
# of Students in 6th Grade:168
# of Students in 7th Grade:156
# of Students in 8th Grade:139
# of Students in 9th Grade:194
# of Students in 10th Grade:143
# of Students in 11th Grade:130
# of Students in 12th Grade:128
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Swain County School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-84% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Swain County 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Swain County 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-84%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Swain County School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,270 is higher than the state average of $9,693. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,935 is higher than the state average of $9,473. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$21 MM$8 MM
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Spending$21 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Swain County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,270$9,693
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Swain County School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,935$9,473
This chart display average spending per public school student in Swain County School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Swain County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.52, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.67. The most diverse school in the district is Swain County East Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.