Cove Creek Elementary



Cove Creek Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Cove Creek Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 29
1 30
2 36
3 37
4 27
5 38
6 27
7 28
8 27
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Cove Creek Elementary is a public elementary school located in Vilas, NC in the Watauga County School District. It enrolls 297 students in grades 1st through 12th. Cove Creek Elementary is the 1,264th largest public school in North Carolina and the 41,824th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 297
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.87
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,824th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,264th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 77th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,055th out of 1,536

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Cove Creek Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 154
(52%)
1,582
(52%)
 Female 143
(48%)
1,469
(48%)

Cove Creek Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 270
(91%)
2,579
(85%)
 Hispanic 18
(6%)
300
(10%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
82
(3%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
43
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Cove Creek Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 146
(49%)
1,725
(57%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 111
(37%)
1,075
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(13%)
251
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Cove Creek Elementary is ranked 1,233rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Cove Creek Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.8%) 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.

Cove Creek Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 274
2006 290
2007 285
2008 282
2009 281
2010 306
2011 326
2012 294
2013 304
2014 287
2015 297

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 N/A
2007 10.6
2008 10.2
2009 10.8
2010 10.9
2011 12.5
2012 11.4
2013 11
2014 10.9
2015 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44525547445255
2006 0.43448275862069
2007 0.45964912280702
2008 0.4822695035461
2009 0.50533807829181
2010 0.51307189542484
2011 0.53680981595092
2012 0.5952380952381
2013 0.56907894736842
2014 0.54355400696864
2015 0.50841750841751

Compare Cove Creek Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Public PK - 08 297 11.5:1  
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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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