Vance County Schools School District

1724 Graham Avenue
Henderson, NC 27536-4295
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Vance 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 10 public preschools serving 2,581 students in Vance County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Vance County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
16 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
5,286 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
330 Teachers
32,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Vance 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 76% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#282 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Vance 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 Vance 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.
33%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Vance 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.
76%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Vance County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.52
0.72
# American Indian Students
3 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
51 Students
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
861 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
22%
# Black Students
3,544 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
67%
25%
# White Students
649 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
12%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
212 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
256
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
424
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
367
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
430
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
409
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
433
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
393
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
383
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
463
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
387
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
501
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
382
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
272
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
186
379
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,448 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,901 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$66 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Vance 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)
$63 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Vance 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)
$12,448
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Vance 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)
$11,901
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Vance 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 Vance County Schools School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Aycock Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Carey Chapel Rd
Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 492-1516
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #22.
Zeb Vance Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4800 Raleigh Road
Kittrell, NC 27544
(252) 438-8492
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #33.
E O Young Jr Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6655 Broad Street
Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 438-6423
Grades: PK-5
| 155 students
Rank: #44.
Pinkston Street Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
855 Adams St
Henderson, NC 27536
(252) 438-3441
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Dabney Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Lanning Road
Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 438-6918
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
L B Yancey Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Hawkins Drive
Henderson, NC 27536
(252) 438-8336
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Rank: #77.
Carver Elementary School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
987 Carver Sch Rd
Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 438-6955
Grades: PK-5
| 133 students
Rank: #88.
New Hope Elementary School
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 20-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
10199 Nc 39 Hwy N
Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 438-6549
Grades: PK-5
| 123 students
Rank: #99.
E M Rollins Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 S Garnett St
Henderson, NC 27536
(252) 438-2189
Grades: PK-5
| 336 students
Rank: #1010.
Clarke Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
309 Mount Carmel Church Road
Henderson, NC 27537
(252) 438-8415
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 16 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 5,286 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : 76% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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