Bruce Drysdale Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 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
271 Bearcat Blvd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Phone
(828) 697-5568
District
HENDERSON COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
HENDERSON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
525
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

3

(10 is best)

Better than 27.5% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Bruce Drysdale Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 40 49
Proficiency in Reading 36 45
Proficiency in Math 44 52

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 23 47
Proficiency in Reading 29 43
Proficiency in Math 16 51

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 48
Proficiency in Reading 38 42
Proficiency in Math 44 54

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.36
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.11
AVG FOR STATE 15.55
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 106 20.2%
Grade 1 93 17.7%
Grade 2 95 18.1%
Grade 3 87 16.6%
Grade 4 64 12.2%
Grade 5 80 15.2%
Total 525 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.9% 69.6% 51.8%
Black 16.4% 4.3% 26.8%
Hispanic 33.2% 24.2% 16.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.3% 1.8% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.1% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 76.0% 54.7% 57.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 70.5% 46.4% 52.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 8.2% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 110,905 10,273,419
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 295.8 208
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.4% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 33.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 24.5% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 46,985 3,874,346
Single Parent Households With Children 7.5% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.7% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.7% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.3% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.8% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.4% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.1% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.2% 16.6%
$15,000 or less 12.7% 13.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,307 $71,586,123 61.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $334 $4,505,326 3.9%
Staff $264 $3,561,096 3.1%
General Administration $72 $971,208 0.8%
School Administration $427 $5,759,803 5.0%
Operation $654 $8,821,806 7.6%
Transportation $251 $3,385,739 2.9%
Other $267 $3,601,563 3.1%
Total Support $2,271 $30,633,519 26.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,034 $13,947,626 12.0%
Total Expenditures $8,612 $116,167,268 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,068 $7,827,815,398 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $428 $660,545,534 4.7%
Staff $269 $415,760,021 3.0%
General Administration $115 $177,540,377 1.3%
School Administration $537 $829,564,776 5.9%
Operation $703 $1,086,134,287 7.8%
Transportation $374 $577,257,724 4.1%
Other $267 $413,041,807 2.9%
Total Support $2,694 $4,160,167,652 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,310 $2,023,749,222 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,073 $14,011,952,856 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%