Selma Elementary School

  • Selma Elementary School serves 932 students in grades PK-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Selma Elementary School operates within the Johnston County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 932 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades PK-4
Total Students932 students
Selma Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Selma Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Selma Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSelma Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
Selma Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Selma Elementary School American Indian Students (2010-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Selma Elementary School Asian Students (1996-2010)
Hispanic
54%
16%
Selma Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
31%
26%
Selma Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
13%
50%
Selma Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Selma Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSelma Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC 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.
0.600.66
Selma 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.
88%
52%
Selma Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
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.
5%
5%
Selma Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Johnston County s School District's student population of 34,551 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,681 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,660 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District NameJohnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed34,551912
Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$394 MM$18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$326 MM$18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,681$10,864
Johnston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,660$10,591
Johnston County s School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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