Pisgah Forest Elementary School

  • Pisgah Forest Elementary School serves 544 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Pisgah Forest Elementary School's student population of 544 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students544 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pisgah Forest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pisgah Forest Elementary School is 0.40, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#647 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
14%
17%
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Black
3%
26%
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White
76%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pisgah Forest Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.40n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pisgah Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTransylvania County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • Brevard Davidson River School Alternative School
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  • Brevard Brevard Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 495 students
    2.0 miles
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    2.0 6-8 495
  • Brevard Brevard Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 571 students
    3.0 miles
    399 Greenville Hwy
    Brevard, NC 28712
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  • Pisgah Forest Brevard Academy Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 325 students
    3.3 miles
    1110 Highway 64
    Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
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  • Brevard Brevard High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 731 students
    3.6 miles
    609 Country Club Rd
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828)884-4103
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