Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School



Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 72
1 74
2 68
3 82
4 65
5 69
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Forest City, NC in the Rutherford County School District. It enrolls 464 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School is the 863rd largest public school in North Carolina and the 25,469th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 464
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.96

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Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 241
(52%)
3,189
(52%)
 Female 223
(48%)
2,939
(48%)

Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 180
(39%)
726
(12%)
 White 162
(35%)
4,473
(73%)
 Hispanic 70
(15%)
475
(8%)
 Two or More 50
(11%)
408
(7%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
26
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
18
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 461
(99%)
6,037
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
91
(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, Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School is ranked 315th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.4%) 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.

Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 276
2006 492
2007 434
2008 478
2009 480
2010 504
2011 489
2012 503
2013 467
2014 470
2015 464

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 N/A
2007 12.4
2008 14.9
2009 16.7
2010 16.6
2011 16.8
2012 18.5
2013 15.9
2014 15.7
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83695652173913
2006 0.85975609756098
2007 0.97004608294931
2008 0.79916317991632
2009 0.87916666666667
2010 0.91865079365079
2011 0.91002044989775
2012 0.87475149105368
2013 0.91220556745182
2014 0.9936170212766
2015 0.99353448275862

Compare Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 99.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Forest City-Dunbar Elementary School
Forest City, NC
Public PK - 05 464 14.5:1  
Rutherford Opportunity Center
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Public 06 - 12 122 10.9:1 2 miles
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Harris Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 479 15.9:1 4 miles
Forrest W Hunt Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 393 15.8:1 4 miles
Trinity Christian School
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Private KG - 08 96 9:1 5 miles
Mt Vernon-Ruth Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 311 17.1:1 5 miles
R-S Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 620 16.5:1 5 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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