Happy Valley Elementary



Happy Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Happy Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 26
1 24
2 35
3 25
4 27
5 21
6 41
7 31
8 32
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Happy Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Lenoir, NC in the Caldwell County School District. It enrolls 262 students in grades 1st through 12th. Happy Valley Elementary is the 1,342nd largest public school in North Carolina and the 44,641st largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 262
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,641st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,342nd out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 676th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,346th out of 1,536

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Happy Valley Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 140
(53%)
4,241
(49%)
 Male 122
(47%)
4,350
(51%)

Happy Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(95%)
6,787
(79%)
 Hispanic 6
(2%)
912
(11%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
399
(5%)
 Black 3
(1%)
428
(5%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Happy Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 127
(48%)
4,830
(56%)
 Not Eligible 110
(42%)
3,112
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(10%)
649
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Happy Valley Elementary is ranked 1,227th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Happy Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) 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.

Happy Valley Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 363
2006 363
2007 351
2008 339
2009 342
2010 305
2011 286
2012 279
2013 278
2014 272
2015 262

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 N/A
2007 14.7
2008 15
2009 16.3
2010 15.4
2011 14.6
2012 15
2013 15.8
2014 15.5
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51239669421488
2006 0.49862258953168
2007 0.54415954415954
2008 0.54572271386431
2009 0.57602339181287
2010 0.60327868852459
2011 0.57342657342657
2012 0.584229390681
2013 0.60071942446043
2014 0.60294117647059
2015 0.58015267175573

Compare Happy Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 58.0%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Happy Valley Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public KG - 08 262 15:1  
Valmead Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public PK - 05 181 12.2:1 5 miles
William Lenoir Middle School
Lenoir, NC
Public 06 - 08 563 15.3:1 6 miles
Davenport A+ School
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Public KG - 05 500 15.6:1 7 miles
West Lenoir Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public KG - 05 172 12.3:1 7 miles
Lower Creek Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public KG - 05 414 17.2:1 7 miles
Whitnel Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public PK - 05 309 12.8:1 8 miles
Collettsville School
Collettsville, NC
Public KG - 08 354 15.3:1 8 miles
Kings Creek Elementary
Lenoir, NC
Public PK - 08 204 14.3:1 10 miles
Gamewell Middle School
Lenoir, NC
Public 06 - 08 532 13.3:1 10 miles
Heritage Christian School
Hudson, NC
Private PK - 12 118 11:1 11 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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