Isaac Dickson Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
125 Hill Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone
(828) 350-6800
District
ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
543
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.7% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Isaac Dickson Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 48
Proficiency in Reading 65 44
Proficiency in Math 69 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 48
Proficiency in Reading 55 45
Proficiency in Math 63 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 63 47
Proficiency in Reading 59 41
Proficiency in Math 67 53

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.90
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.72
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 18 3.3%
Kindergarten 83 15.3%
Grade 1 85 15.7%
Grade 2 85 15.7%
Grade 3 85 15.7%
Grade 4 101 18.6%
Grade 5 86 15.8%
Total 543 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 67.5% 65.2% 51.0%
Black 21.7% 24.1% 26.6%
Hispanic 9.2% 9.0% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.2% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.6% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.4% 40.6% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 32.8% 36.6% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.6% 3.9% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,466 10,273,419
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,838.5 208
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 3,874,346
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%