Smokey Mountain Elementary



Smokey Mountain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Smokey Mountain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 62
1 44
2 35
3 45
4 39
5 51
6 45
7 41
8 44
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Smokey Mountain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whittier, NC in the Jackson County Public Schools. It enrolls 406 students in grades 1st through 12th. Smokey Mountain Elementary is the 1,018th largest public school in North Carolina and the 31,458th largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 406
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.21

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Smokey Mountain Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 205
(50%)
1,350
(47%)
 Male 201
(50%)
1,496
(53%)

Smokey Mountain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 183
(45%)
2,028
(71%)
 American Indian 143
(35%)
236
(8%)
 Hispanic 53
(13%)
408
(14%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
83
(3%)
 Asian 8
(2%)
46
(2%)
 Black 7
(2%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

Smokey Mountain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 397
(98%)
1,845
(65%)
 Not Eligible 9
(2%)
796
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
205
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Smokey Mountain Elementary is ranked 443rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Smokey Mountain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.8%) 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.

Smokey Mountain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 436
2006 430
2007 445
2008 424
2009 425
2010 471
2011 421
2012 416
2013 427
2014 409
2015 406

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.1
2006 N/A
2007 13.1
2008 13.9
2009 15.5
2010 16.6
2011 15.3
2012 14.7
2013 15.8
2014 14.3
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61009174311927
2006 0.62093023255814
2007 0.66067415730337
2008 0.67216981132075
2009 0.70823529411765
2010 0.72186836518047
2011 0.67220902612827
2012 0.76442307692308
2013 0.73536299765808
2014 0.73349633251834
2015 0.97783251231527

Compare Smokey Mountain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
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 97.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Smokey Mountain Elementary
Whittier, NC
Public KG - 08 406 13.9:1  
Swain County East Elementary
Bryson City, NC
Public PK - 05 433 15.9:1 5 miles
New Kituwah Academy
Cherokee, NC
Private PK - 06 60 3:1 7 miles
Cherokee Extension School
Bryson City, NC
Public KG - 12 95 23.8:1 7 miles
Swain County Middle School
Bryson City, NC
Public 06 - 08 501 13.7:1 7 miles
Heritage Christian Academy
Sylva, NC
Private PK - 09 73 9:1 8 miles
Mountain Discovery
Bryson City, NC
Public KG - 08 186 12.5:1 8 miles
Scotts Creek Elementary
Sylva, NC
Public KG - 08 492 15.4:1 9 miles
Jackson County Early College
Sylva, NC
Public 09 - 13 144 36:1 9 miles
Fairview Elementary
Sylva, NC
Public KG - 08 799 18.3:1 9 miles
Jackson County School of Alternatives
Sylva, NC
Public KG - 12 97 7.5:1 10 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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