Selma Elementary School

Selma Elementary School serves 1,033 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Selma Elementary School operates within the Johnston County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1033 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 1,033 students
Selma Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Selma Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Selma Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Selma Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Selma Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
54%
15%
Selma Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
30%
26%
Selma Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
14%
51%
Selma Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Selma Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.60 0.45
Selma Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
89%
47%
Selma Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
4%
7%
Selma Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Johnston County s School District's student population of 33,852 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,321 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,189 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Johnston County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
44
1
Number of Students Managed 33,852 1,120
Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $394 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $326 MM $18 MM
Johnston County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,321 $10,864
Johnston County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,189 $10,591
Johnston County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Neuse Charter School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Neuse Charter School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Neuse Charter School (0.5 miles away)
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  • SmithfieldNeuse Charter SchoolCharter School
    Grades: KG-12 | 745 students
    0.5 miles
    909 Booker Dairy Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)938-1077
    0.5KG-12745
  • SelmaSelma Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 383 students
    0.9 miles
    1533 Hwy 301 North
    SelmaNC 27576
    (919)965-2555
    0.96-8383
  • SmithfieldSmithfield-selma High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1198 students
    2.5 miles
    700 Booker Dairy Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-5191
    2.59-121198
  • Pine LevelMicro-pine Level Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 562 students
    2.7 miles
    304 West Blanche St
    Pine LevelNC 27568
    (919)965-3323
    2.7KG-5562
  • SmithfieldSmithfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 758 students
    3 miles
    1455 Buffalo Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)934-4696
    36-8758

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