Scotts Creek Elementary School

  • Scotts Creek Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Scotts Creek Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Scotts Creek Elementary School's student population of 492 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students492 students
This chart display total students of Scotts Creek Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Scotts Creek Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Scotts Creek Elementary School by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Scotts Creek Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Scotts Creek Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Scotts Creek Elementary School is 0.31, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Scotts Creek Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Scotts Creek Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
83%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Scotts Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.310.46
This chart display the diversity score of Scotts Creek Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Scotts Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJackson County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Scotts Creek Elementary School. 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
Each year, millions of students neglect to fill out the FAFSA and, in doing so, miss out on the chance to receive federal student aid. Keep reading to learn why every high school student should apply for financial aid, whether or not they qualify and regardless of their intention to use it.
Taking the SAT or ACT is a major source of stress for high school students. Keep reading to learn how to choose the right test and how to prepare for it.
Having friends makes the tough times a little bit easier, but sometimes making friends is the hardest thing of all. Keep reading to learn about the importance of friendship for young children and how to help your child make friends.