Pisgah Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 4

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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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1495 Pisgah Hwy
Candler, NC 28715
Phone
(828) 670-5023
District
BUNCOMBE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
175
Classroom Teachers
13

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 90.4% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 72 48
Proficiency in Reading 64 44
Proficiency in Math 80 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 48
Proficiency in Reading 45 45
Proficiency in Math 72 50

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.31
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.06
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 27 15.4%
Grade 1 35 20.0%
Grade 2 29 16.6%
Grade 3 40 22.9%
Grade 4 44 25.1%
Total 175 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 92.4% 73.9% 51.0%
Black 1.8% 7.1% 26.6%
Hispanic 5.8% 16.8% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.4% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.7% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 68.0% 54.3% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 54.9% 47.1% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.1% 7.2% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 211,802 10,383,620
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 332.3 210
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.5% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.7% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.9% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.9% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 87,675 3,918,597
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.3% 87.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.5% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.1% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.5% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.2% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.2% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 10.6% 12.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,559 $136,545,717 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $495 $12,158,685 4.7%
Staff $458 $11,249,854 4.3%
General Administration $71 $1,743,973 0.7%
School Administration $575 $14,123,725 5.4%
Operation $764 $18,766,132 7.2%
Transportation $391 $9,604,133 3.7%
Other $228 $5,600,364 2.2%
Total Support $2,983 $73,271,429 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,069 $50,820,847 19.5%
Total Expenditures $10,611 $260,637,993 100.0%
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%