Tyrrell County Schools School District

1107 Hwy 64 E
Columbia, NC 27925
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Tyrrell 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%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 520 students in Tyrrell County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Tyrrell County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
3 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
520 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
49 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Tyrrell 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 90% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#278 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tyrrell County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tyrrell 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.
36%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tyrrell 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.
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tyrrell County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.71
0.70
# American Indian Students
n/a
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
6 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
130 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
25%
20%
# Black Students
162 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
31%
25%
# White Students
193 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
36%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
36 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
15
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
31
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
35
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
35
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
25
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
28
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
32
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
46
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
45
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
63
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
45
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
37
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
44
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,477 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,379 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$10 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tyrrell 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)
$10 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Tyrrell 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)
$19,477
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tyrrell 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)
$19,379
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tyrrell 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 Tyrrell County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Columbia High School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
902 Main St
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-8161
Grades: 9-13
| 189 students
Rank: #22.
Tyrrell Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
486 Elementary School Road
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-3881
Grades: PK-5
| 208 students
Rank: #33.
Columbia Middle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
920 Main Street
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-0369
Grades: 6-8
| 123 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Tyrrell County Schools School District?
Tyrrell County Schools School District manages 3 public schools serving 520 students.
What is the rank of Tyrrell County Schools School District?
Tyrrell County Schools School District is ranked #282 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (bottom 50%) 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: Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Tyrrell County Schools School District?
36% of Tyrrell County Schools School District students are White, 31% of students are Black, 25% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Tyrrell County Schools School District?
Tyrrell County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Tyrrell County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $19,379 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 20% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 520 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 63%
  • : ≥90% (Top 30% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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