Tryon Elementary School

2620 Tryon Courthouse Road
Bessemer City, NC 28016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 318 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Tryon Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : Bottom 50% in NC
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Tryon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Tryon Elementary School's student population of 318 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
318 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Tryon Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tryon Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#1673 out of 2617 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Tryon Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tryon 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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
50%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tryon 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 2021-22 school year data.
60-69%
63%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Tryon Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Tryon Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2001-02 school year data.
Hispanic
11%
20%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
6%
25%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
76%
45%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tryon Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in North Carolina.
0.41
This chart displays the diversity score of Tryon Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Tryon Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tryon Elementary School's ranking?
Tryon Elementary School is ranked #1673 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Tryon Elementary School often compared to?
Tryon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Bessemer City Central Elementary School, Bessemer City Primary by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
How many students attend Tryon Elementary School?
318 students attend Tryon Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Tryon Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tryon Elementary School?
Tryon Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Tryon Elementary School offer ?
Tryon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Tryon Elementary School part of?
Tryon Elementary School is part of Gaston County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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