Claxton Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
241 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone
(828) 350-6500
District
ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
493
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

8

(10 is best)

Better than 76.1% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Claxton Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 48
Proficiency in Reading 54 44
Proficiency in Math 61 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 48
Proficiency in Reading 60 45
Proficiency in Math 57 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 47
Proficiency in Reading 59 41
Proficiency in Math 48 53

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.54
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.72
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 79 16.0%
Grade 1 80 16.2%
Grade 2 82 16.6%
Grade 3 80 16.2%
Grade 4 90 18.3%
Grade 5 82 16.6%
Total 493 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.7% 65.2% 51.0%
Black 24.8% 24.1% 26.6%
Hispanic 6.4% 9.0% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 1.2% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.6% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.6% 40.6% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.0% 36.6% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 3.9% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,466 10,383,620
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,838.5 210
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.5% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.9% 33.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 17,732 3,915,905
Single Parent Households With Children 7.0% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.8% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 54.2% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.4% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.3% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.5% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 16.6%
$15,000 or less 15.5% 13.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,864 $30,359,472 38.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $499 $2,207,077 2.8%
Staff $557 $2,463,611 3.1%
General Administration $247 $1,092,481 1.4%
School Administration $691 $3,056,293 3.8%
Operation $1,118 $4,944,914 6.2%
Transportation $125 $552,875 0.7%
Other $531 $2,348,613 2.9%
Total Support $3,767 $16,661,441 20.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,419 $32,814,237 41.1%
Total Expenditures $18,050 $79,835,150 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,442 $8,441,203,249 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $425 $659,132,007 4.4%
Staff $311 $482,027,256 3.2%
General Administration $131 $203,931,060 1.4%
School Administration $561 $870,279,909 5.8%
Operation $712 $1,104,958,182 7.4%
Transportation $359 $556,694,959 3.7%
Other $285 $442,267,846 3.0%
Total Support $2,785 $4,319,313,970 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,383 $2,144,679,288 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,609 $14,905,154,259 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%