Tryon Elementary School

100 School Place

Tryon, NC 28782

Tel: (828)859-6584
  • Tryon Elementary School serves 436 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Tryon Elementary School operates within the Polk County s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 436 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2007)
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 436 students
Tryon Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Tryon Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Tryon Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Tryon Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 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
Tryon Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Tryon Elementary School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
18%
16%
Tryon Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
9%
26%
Tryon Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
67%
50%
Tryon Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Tryon Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Tryon Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Tryon Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.51 0.45
Tryon Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
99%
52%
Tryon Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
n/a
5%
Tryon Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Polk County s School District's student population of 2,380 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,555 is higher than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,484 is higher than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Polk County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
1
Number of Students Managed 2,380 912
Polk County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $28 MM $10 MM
Polk County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $28 MM $11 MM
Polk County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,555 $11,110
Polk County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,484 $11,529
Polk County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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