Claxton Elementary



Claxton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Claxton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 82
2 76
3 88
4 80
5 75
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Claxton Elementary is a public elementary school located in Asheville, NC in the Asheville City School District. It enrolls 478 students in grades 1st through 12th. Claxton Elementary is the 811th largest public school in North Carolina and the 24,073rd largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 478
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.41

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Claxton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 243
(51%)
1,473
(48%)
 Male 235
(49%)
1,574
(52%)

Claxton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 305
(64%)
1,825
(60%)
 Black 104
(22%)
718
(24%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
253
(8%)
 Two or More 32
(7%)
211
(7%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
27
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Claxton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 262
(55%)
1,625
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 195
(41%)
1,270
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(4%)
152
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Claxton Elementary is ranked 1,003rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Claxton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.2%) is lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Claxton Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 390
2006 370
2007 384
2008 418
2009 419
2010 431
2011 455
2012 439
2013 446
2014 469
2015 478

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 N/A
2007 12.2
2008 13.2
2009 13.9
2010 14.2
2011 14.7
2012 14.4
2013 16.2
2014 15.2
2015 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36666666666667
2006 0.35135135135135
2007 0.3984375
2008 0.35885167464115
2009 0.39618138424821
2010 0.44315545243619
2011 0.43076923076923
2012 0.4373576309795
2013 0.42152466367713
2014 0.39872068230277
2015 0.45188284518828

Compare Claxton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Claxton Elementary
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Public KG - 05 478 16.8:1  
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Public KG - 05 498 14.7:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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