100 School Place
Tryon, NC 28782
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Tryon Elementary School serves 374 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Tryon Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Tryon Elementary School's student population of 374 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
374 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Tryon Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tryon Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#352 out of 2568 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
19%
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Black
9%
25%
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White
67%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
7%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tryon Elementary School's ranking?
What schools are Tryon Elementary School often compared to?

Tryon Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like O. P. Earle Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).

How many students attend Tryon Elementary School?

374 students attend Tryon Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

67% of Tryon Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Tryon Elementary School?

Tryon Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, 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 Polk County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 374 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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