Sylva, NC
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Sylva 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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Jackson County Public Schools School District Details

Jackson County Public Schools School District
398 Hospital Road
Sylva, NC 28779

3,712 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Jackson County Public 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.

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
Blue Ridge Early College School
95 Bobcat Dr
Cashiers, NC, 28717
07-13
Blue Ridge School
95 Bobcat Drive
Cashiers, NC, 28717
KG-06
Cullowhee Valley School
240 Wisdom Drive
Cullowhee, NC, 28723
KG-08
Fairview Elementary School
251 Big Orange Way
Sylva, NC, 28779
KG-08
Jackson Co Early College School
404 College Drive
Sylva, NC, 28779
09-13
Jackson Co School Of Alternatives
3770 Skyland Drive
Sylva, NC, 28779
KG-12
Scotts Creek Elementary School
516 Parris Branch
Sylva, NC, 28779
KG-08
Smokey Mountain Elementary School
884 Us Hwy 441 N
Whittier, NC, 28789
KG-08
Smoky Mountain High School
100 Smoky Mountain Drive
Sylva, NC, 28779
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.8% 52.5%
Black 1.6% 27.0%
Hispanic 12.1% 16.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 8.0% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.5% 57.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.3% 51.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 5.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,084 $18,551,516 54.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $542 $1,977,758 5.8%
Staff $324 $1,182,276 3.5%
General Administration $153 $558,297 1.6%
School Administration $571 $2,083,579 6.1%
Operation $864 $3,152,736 9.3%
Transportation $403 $1,470,547 4.3%
Other $387 $1,412,163 4.1%
Total Support $3,244 $11,837,356 34.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,006 $3,670,894 10.8%
Total Expenditures $9,334 $34,059,766 100.0%
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%