Cerro Gordo Elementary



Cerro Gordo Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cerro Gordo Elementary Students by Grade
PK 16
K 34
1 40
2 31
3 45
4 30
5 39
6 35
7 46
8 39
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cerro Gordo Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cerro Gordo, NC in the Columbus County School District. It enrolls 355 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cerro Gordo Elementary is the 1,145th largest public school in North Carolina and the 36,563rd largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.78
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,563rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,145th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 861st out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,195th out of 1,536

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $22.99

Find Former CGE Alumni

Cerro Gordo Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 178
(50%)
2,227
(50%)
 Female 177
(50%)
2,212
(50%)

Cerro Gordo Elementary Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 221
(62%)
2,261
(51%)
 Black 91
(26%)
1,372
(31%)
 Hispanic 27
(8%)
507
(11%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
75
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
215
(5%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Cerro Gordo Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 352
(99%)
4,392
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
47
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Cerro Gordo Elementary is ranked 562nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cerro Gordo Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Cerro Gordo Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 314
2006 329
2007 411
2008 364
2009 388
2010 393
2011 388
2012 397
2013 382
2014 383
2015 355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 N/A
2007 14.7
2008 14.3
2009 15.5
2010 16
2011 16.3
2012 17.4
2013 17.8
2014 16
2015 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57643312101911
2006 0.55927051671733
2007 0.60340632603406
2008
2009 0.67525773195876
2010 0.66666666666667
2011 0.72938144329897
2012 0.72544080604534
2013 0.70680628272251
2014 0.99216710182768
2015 0.99154929577465

Compare Cerro Gordo Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Cerro Gordo Elementary
Cerro Gordo, NC
Public PK - 08 355 15.6:1  
Chadbourn Middle School
Chadbourn, NC
Public 06 - 08 117 10.2:1 6 miles
Evergreen Elementary
Evergreen, NC
Public PK - 08 272 15.1:1 6 miles
Chadbourn Elementary
Chadbourn, NC
Public PK - 05 292 13.3:1 7 miles
Ccca - Fair Bluff /Southeastern Campuses
Whiteville, NC
Public 09 - 13 301 25.5:1 9 miles
Orrum Middle School
Orrum, NC
Public 05 - 08 301 14.1:1 11 miles
Tabor City Elementary
Tabor City, NC
Public PK - 05 415 15.4:1 13 miles
Tabor City Middle School
Tabor City, NC
Public 06 - 08 176 12.1:1 13 miles
Central Middle School
Whiteville, NC
Public 06 - 08 525 15.5:1 13 miles
Whiteville Primary
Whiteville, NC
Public PK - 02 549 13.4:1 13 miles
Columbus Christian Academy
Whiteville, NC
Private PK - 12 140 10:1 14 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2019. ElementarySchools.org.