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
162
Classroom Teachers
14

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 81.6% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

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

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 45
Proficiency in Reading 43 45
Proficiency in Math 46 44

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 42
Proficiency in Reading 51 44
Proficiency in Math 77 40

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.81
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.60
AVG FOR STATE 15.46
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 35 21.6%
Grade 1 41 25.3%
Grade 2 21 13.0%
Grade 3 39 24.1%
Grade 4 26 16.0%
Total 162 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.8% 72.7% 49.9%
Black 0.6% 7.1% 26.3%
Hispanic 7.6% 18.1% 18.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.3% 3.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.8% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 58.0% 51.5% 56.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.9% 44.0% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.1% 7.5% 3.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 213,583 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 335.1 212
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 31.6% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 19.5% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 88,935 3,958,019
Single Parent Households With Children 6.8% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.4% 87.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.0% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.0% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.8% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.4% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.5% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.9% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.0% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 10.4% 12.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,839 $142,290,591 55.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $586 $14,280,234 5.6%
Staff $464 $11,307,216 4.4%
General Administration $71 $1,730,199 0.7%
School Administration $561 $13,671,009 5.3%
Operation $790 $19,251,510 7.5%
Transportation $402 $9,796,338 3.8%
Other $262 $6,384,678 2.5%
Total Support $3,136 $76,421,184 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,533 $37,357,677 14.6%
Total Expenditures $10,508 $256,069,452 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,645 $8,769,617,826 55.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $490 $761,365,230 4.8%
Staff $311 $482,897,130 3.1%
General Administration $139 $215,714,020 1.4%
School Administration $540 $838,895,218 5.3%
Operation $722 $1,121,679,749 7.1%
Transportation $371 $576,159,820 3.6%
Other $300 $465,716,669 2.9%
Total Support $2,872 $4,462,514,818 28.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,660 $2,579,333,401 16.3%
Total Expenditures $10,177 $15,811,614,905 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%