Scotts Creek Elementary School

  • Scotts Creek Elementary School serves 483 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Scotts Creek Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 483 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 483 students
Scotts Creek Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Scotts Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Scotts Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Scotts Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Scotts Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
4%
1%
Scotts Creek Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Black Students (2000-2015)
Black
3%
26%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
85%
50%
Scotts Creek Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Scotts Creek Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
4%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Scotts Creek Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.66
Scotts Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
52%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
5%
Scotts Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jackson County s School District's student population of 3,712 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,008 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,334 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jackson County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
1
Number of Students Managed 3,712 912
Jackson County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $34 MM $11 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,008 $11,110
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,334 $11,529
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SylvaJackson Co School Of AlternativesAlternative School
    Grades: KG-12 | 88 students
    1.2 miles
    3770 Skyland Drive
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-4328
    1.2KG-1288
  • SylvaFairview Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 796 students
    4.6 miles
    251 Big Orange Way
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2819
    4.6KG-8796
  • SylvaSmoky Mountain High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 839 students
    4.6 miles
    100 Smoky Mountain Drive
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)586-2177
    4.69-12839
  • SylvaJackson Co Early College High School
    Grades: 9-13 | 145 students
    4.9 miles
    404 College Drive
    SylvaNC 28779
    (828)339-4499
    4.99-13145
  • WhittierSmokey Mountain Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 409 students
    8.6 miles
    884 Us Hwy 441n
    WhittierNC 28789
    (828)497-5535
    8.6KG-8409

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
May 11, 2017
If your child has trouble planning, organizing, and executing tasks it could be a condition called executive functioning disorder. Keep reading to learn more.
May 11, 2017
Increasing birth rates among immigrant families from Asia and Central and South America, combined with lower birth rates among white families, means that for the first time in history, public school students in the United States are majority-minority. This shift in demographics poses difficulties for schools as they work to accommodate children of varying language abilities and socio-economic backgrounds.
May 11, 2017
Children are going to act out - that is a fact of life. But when does a minor behavioral problem turn into a major issue? Keep reading to learn more about behavior intervention plans and how they might be able to help your child curb problem behaviors in school and at home.