Smokey Mountain Elementary School

  • Smokey Mountain Elementary School serves 409 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Smokey Mountain Elementary School operates within the Jackson County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 409 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 409 students
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Smokey Mountain Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Smokey Mountain Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 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 14:1 16:1
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
37%
1%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
12%
16%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
2%
26%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
45%
50%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
4%
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.65 0.45
Smokey Mountain 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.
n/a n/a
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
n/a n/a
Smokey Mountain Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

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 $9,491 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,208 is less than the state average of $15,099. 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 (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $14 MM
Jackson County s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $34 MM $14 MM
Jackson County s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,491 $15,636
Jackson County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $9,208 $15,099
Jackson County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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