Dudley Shoals Elementary



Dudley Shoals Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dudley Shoals Elementary Students by Grade
PK 21
K 88
1 67
2 81
3 84
4 74
5 84
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dudley Shoals Elementary is a public elementary school located in Granite Falls, NC in the Caldwell County School District. It enrolls 499 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dudley Shoals Elementary is the 742nd largest public school in North Carolina and the 22,025th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.28

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Dudley Shoals Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 251
(50%)
4,350
(51%)
 Female 248
(50%)
4,241
(49%)

Dudley Shoals Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 447
(90%)
6,787
(79%)
 Hispanic 22
(4%)
912
(11%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
399
(5%)
 Black 12
(2%)
428
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Dudley Shoals Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 254
(51%)
4,830
(56%)
 Not Eligible 201
(40%)
3,112
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(9%)
649
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Dudley Shoals Elementary is ranked 721st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dudley Shoals Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.7%) is slightly 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.

Dudley Shoals Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 542
2006 540
2007 539
2008 544
2009 521
2010 523
2011 521
2012 504
2013 498
2014 488
2015 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 N/A
2007 17.8
2008 18
2009 17.9
2010 17.2
2011 17.7
2012 17.3
2013 17
2014 16.7
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47416974169742
2006 0.43888888888889
2007 0.47124304267161
2008 0.44485294117647
2009 0.48752399232246
2010 0.52390057361377
2011 0.51631477927063
2012 0.55952380952381
2013 0.5281124497992
2014 0.54098360655738
2015 0.59719438877756

Compare Dudley Shoals Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dudley Shoals Elementary
Granite Falls, NC
Public PK - 05 499 17:1  
Oak Hill Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public KG - 08 131 10.1:1 4 miles
Hudson Middle School
Hudson, NC
Public 06 - 08 696 15:1 5 miles
Bethlehem Elementary
Taylorsville, NC
Public PK - 05 476 17.2:1 5 miles
West Alexander Middle School
Taylorsville, NC
Public 06 - 08 481 14.8:1 5 miles
Granite Falls Elementary
Granite Falls, NC
Public KG - 05 628 17.7:1 5 miles
Granite Falls Middle School
Granite Falls, NC
Public 06 - 08 622 15.7:1 5 miles
Hudson Elementary
Hudson, NC
Public PK - 05 759 15.4:1 6 miles
Heritage Christian School
Hudson, NC
Private PK - 12 118 11:1 6 miles
Sawmills Elementary
Granite Falls, NC
Public PK - 05 363 15:1 6 miles
Caldwell Early College
Hudson, NC
Public 09 - 13 379 19.9:1 6 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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