Mars Hill 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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
200 School House Lane
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Phone
(828) 689-2922
District
MADISON COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
MADISON COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
499
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 80.4% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Mars Hill Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 45
Proficiency in Reading 54 45
Proficiency in Math 60 44

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 43 42
Proficiency in Reading 51 44
Proficiency in Math 35 40

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 42
Proficiency in Reading 60 41
Proficiency in Math 62 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.50
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.48
AVG FOR STATE 15.46
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 98 19.6%
Grade 1 90 18.0%
Grade 2 83 16.6%
Grade 3 76 15.2%
Grade 4 79 15.8%
Grade 5 73 14.6%
Total 499 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.0% 94.8% 49.9%
Black 0.4% 0.3% 26.3%
Hispanic 2.9% 4.3% 18.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.4% 3.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.1% 50.4% 56.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.9% 42.1% 52.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.2% 8.3% 3.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 21,405 10,383,620
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 47.4 210
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.5% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.4% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.9% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.2% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 21.0% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,452 3,918,597
Single Parent Households With Children 7.9% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.4% 87.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 27.6% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.8% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.4% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.6% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.7% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 23.8% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.2% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 15.5% 12.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,121 $14,268,051 54.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $405 $944,055 3.6%
Staff $344 $801,864 3.1%
General Administration $196 $456,876 1.8%
School Administration $523 $1,219,113 4.7%
Operation $847 $1,974,357 7.6%
Transportation $731 $1,703,961 6.6%
Other $207 $482,517 1.9%
Total Support $3,252 $7,580,412 29.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,776 $4,139,856 15.9%
Total Expenditures $11,149 $25,988,319 100.0%
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%