Gastonia, NC
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Gastonia Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Gaston County Schools School District Details

Gaston County Schools School District
943 Osceola Street
Gastonia, NC 28054

31,954 Students enrolled in District

55 Schools in District

17 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Gaston County Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Ashbrook High School
2222 S New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC, 28054
09-12
Belmont Central Elementary School
310 Eagle Road
Belmont, NC, 28012
02-05
Belmont Middle School
110 N Central Avenue
Belmont, NC, 28012
06-08
Bessemer City Central Elem School
1400 Puett's Chapel Road
Bessemer City, NC, 28016
03-05
Bessemer City High School
119 Yellow Jacket Lane
Bessemer City, NC, 28016
09-12
Bessemer City Middle School
525 Ed Wilson Road
Bessemer City, NC, 28016
06-08
Bessemer City Primary School
1320 North 12th Street
Bessemer City, NC, 28016
PK-02
Brookside Elementary School
1925 Auten Rd.
Gastonia, NC, 28054
PK-05
Carr Elementary School
307 S Pine St
Dallas, NC, 28034
PK-05
Catawba Heights Elementary School
101 Ivey Street
Belmont, NC, 28012
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.7% 52.5%
Black 22.0% 27.0%
Hispanic 11.6% 16.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.6% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 64.6% 57.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 59.7% 51.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 5.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $4,661 $145,684,216 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $502 $15,690,512 6.0%
Staff $231 $7,220,136 2.8%
General Administration $66 $2,062,896 0.8%
School Administration $472 $14,752,832 5.7%
Operation $609 $19,034,904 7.3%
Transportation $261 $8,157,816 3.1%
Other $344 $10,752,064 4.1%
Total Support $2,486 $77,702,416 29.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,183 $36,975,848 14.2%
Total Expenditures $8,330 $260,362,480 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,102 $7,831,432,242 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $430 $660,749,638 4.7%
Staff $271 $415,938,053 3.0%
General Administration $116 $177,611,565 1.3%
School Administration $541 $830,359,672 5.9%
Operation $708 $1,086,760,231 7.8%
Transportation $376 $577,643,896 4.1%
Other $269 $413,352,963 2.9%
Total Support $2,712 $4,162,738,812 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,319 $2,024,227,338 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,132 $14,018,618,976 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%