Polk County Early College School

Serves grades 9 - 13

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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
1545 East Nc 108 Hwy
Columbus, NC 28722
Phone
(828) 894-2698
District
POLK COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
POLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
69
Classroom Teachers
4

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

8

(10 is best)

Better than 73.1% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Polk County Early College School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 58 47
Proficiency in Reading 58 48
Proficiency in Math 58 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.33
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.33
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 22 31.9%
Grade 10 20 29.0%
Grade 11 11 15.9%
Grade 12 14 20.3%
Total 69 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 79.4% 80.8% 51.0%
Black 4.4% 5.5% 26.6%
Hispanic 16.2% 13.5% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.1% 72.5% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 33.3% 68.6% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.8% 3.9% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 20,434 10,383,620
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 85.7 210
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.5% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.2% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.3% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 28.3% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,913 3,918,597
Single Parent Households With Children 5.5% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.6% 87.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 31.9% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.5% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 7.1% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.8% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.0% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 24.0% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.4% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 9.3% 12.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,949 $15,906,261 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $494 $1,130,766 3.9%
Staff $1,106 $2,531,634 8.7%
General Administration $279 $638,631 2.2%
School Administration $875 $2,002,875 6.9%
Operation $926 $2,119,614 7.3%
Transportation $374 $856,086 3.0%
Other $270 $618,030 2.1%
Total Support $4,324 $9,897,636 34.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,383 $3,165,687 10.9%
Total Expenditures $12,656 $28,969,584 100.0%
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%