Sterling Elementary



Sterling Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sterling Elementary Students by Grade
PK 1
K 116
1 122
2 113
3 108
4 93
5 86
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sterling Elementary is a public elementary school located in Pineville, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 639 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sterling Elementary is the 381st largest public school in North Carolina and the 11,170th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 639
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.66

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Sterling Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 338
(53%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 301
(47%)
51,417
(49%)

Sterling Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 351
(55%)
24,386
(23%)
 Black 256
(40%)
40,499
(39%)
 White 19
(3%)
30,400
(29%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
6,558
(6%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
2,330
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
499
(0%)

Sterling Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 631
(99%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 8
(1%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Sterling Elementary is ranked 97th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sterling Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) 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.

Sterling Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 453
2006 561
2007 561
2008 534
2009 472
2010 508
2011 547
2012 556
2013 617
2014 693
2015 639

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.2
2006 N/A
2007 12.8
2008 12.1
2009 13.3
2010 14.4
2011 14.9
2012 13.9
2013 16.1
2014 17.1
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.81898454746137
2006 0.79144385026738
2007 0.88235294117647
2008 0.80898876404494
2009 0.90042372881356
2010 0.92716535433071
2011 0.89213893967093
2012 0.97122302158273
2013 0.91896272285251
2014 0.995670995671
2015 0.98748043818466

Compare Sterling 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%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 98.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Sterling Elementary
Pineville, NC
Public PK - 05 639 15:1  
Quail Hollow Middle School
Charlotte, NC
Public 06 - 08 907 17.1:1 2 miles
Smithfield Elementary
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Public PK - 05 663 16.5:1 2 miles
Pineville Elementary
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Public KG - 05 823 17.5:1 2 miles
Manus Academy
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Private 03 - 12 62 5:1 3 miles
Starmount Academy of Excellence
Charlotte, NC
Public PK - 05 451 15.9:1 3 miles
South Charlotte Baptist Academy
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Private PK - 12 105 5:1 3 miles
Huntingtowne Farms Elementary
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Public KG - 05 747 14.9:1 3 miles
Nations Ford Elementary
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Public PK - 05 751 16.2:1 3 miles
Beverly Woods Elementary
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Public PK - 05 787 18.1:1 4 miles
Shining Stars Academy
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Private PK - KG 120 10:1 4 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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