Nantahala School



Nantahala School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nantahala School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 5
1 4
2 9
3 6
4 7
5 4
6 6
7 11
8 4
9 10
10 8
11 9
12 11

Nantahala School is a public elementary school located in Topton, NC in the Macon County School District. It enrolls 94 students in grades 1st through 12th. Nantahala School is the 1,522nd largest public school in North Carolina and the 53,349th largest nationally. It has 7.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 94
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,349th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,522nd out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 24th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,452nd out of 1,536

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Nantahala School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 52
(55%)
1,400
(51%)
 Female 42
(45%)
1,365
(49%)

Nantahala School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 85
(90%)
2,096
(76%)
 Hispanic 7
(7%)
550
(20%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
56
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
31
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Nantahala School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(50%)
1,587
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 26
(28%)
294
(11%)
 Not Eligible 21
(22%)
884
(32%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Nantahala School is ranked 1,428th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nantahala School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.7%) is 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.

Nantahala School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 138
2006 135
2007 133
2008 137
2009 116
2010 107
2011 114
2012 106
2013 96
2014 96
2015 94

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.6
2006 N/A
2007 9.5
2008 10.5
2009 9.1
2010 8
2011 7.8
2012 7.3
2013 6.6
2014 7.2
2015 7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65217391304348
2006 0.66666666666667
2007 0.72932330827068
2008 0.74452554744526
2009 0.76724137931034
2010 0.79439252336449
2011 0.87719298245614
2012 0.77358490566038
2013 0.78125
2014 0.77083333333333
2015 0.77659574468085

Compare Nantahala School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
700.0% 7.0:1
 
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 77.7%
 

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Public KG - 12 94 7:1  
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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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