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Revision as of 14:23, 9 June 2014

K-12 Education in North Carolina
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Education facts
State Superintendent: June Atkinson
Number of students: 1,507,864[1]
Number of teachers: 97,308
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.5
Number of school districts: 236
Number of schools: 2,577
Graduation rate: 80%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,312[3]
See also
North Carolina Department of Education
North Carolina school districts
List of school districts in North Carolina
North Carolina
School boards portal
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in North Carolina
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North Carolina is home to 236 school districts, 2,577 schools and 1,507,864 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

Enrollment and spending

The following table displays the top ten North Carolina school districts by total student enrollment and per-pupil spending.[7][8]

Student enrollment Per-pupil spending
1.) Wake County 1.) Hyde County
2.) Charlotte-Mecklenburg 2.) Tyrrell County
3.) Guilford County 3.) Weldon City
4.) Cumberland County 4.) Jones County
5.) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County 5.) Asheville City
6.) Union County 6.) Pamlico County
7.) Durham 7.) Northampton County
8.) Johnston County 8.) Washington County
9.) Gaston County 9.) Dare County
10.) Cabarrus County 10.) Warren County

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in North Carolina as reported in the Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[9]

See also: Demographic information for all students in all 50 states

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in North Carolina as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.[10]

Demographic Information for North Carolina's K-12 Public School System
Ethnicity Students State Percentage United States Percentage**
American Indian 22,098 1.47% 1.10%
Asian 38,019 2.52% 4.68%
African American 397,489 26.36% 15.68%
Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. Students 1,293 0.09% 0.42%
Hispanic 203,503 13.50% 24.37%
White 790,132 52.40% 51.21%
Two or More 55,330 3.67% 2.54%
**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: North Carolina school board elections, 2014

A total of 34 North Carolina school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment held elections in 2014 for 128 seats. Five board elections were held in May 2014, while the remaining 29 districts held elections on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about North Carolina's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 786,518 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[11] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 North Carolina School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Durham Public Schools 5/6/2014 4 7 32,478
Iredell-Statesville Schools 5/6/2014 4 7 21,336
Onslow County Schools 5/6/2014 3 7 23,890
Robeson County Schools 5/6/2014 4 11 23,933
Wilkes County Schools 5/6/2014 2 5 10,374
Alamance-Burlington Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 22,683
Brunswick County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 12,274
Buncombe County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 25,571
Cabarrus County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 28,980
Caldwell County Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 12,755
Catawba County Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 17,370
Craven County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 15,048
Cumberland County Schools 11/4/2014 3 9 53,305
Davidson County Schools 11/4/2014 2 5 20,648
Duplin County Schools 11/4/2014 3 6 9,145
Gaston County Schools 11/4/2014 5 9 32,326
Guilford County Schools 11/4/2014 5 11 71,722
Harnett County Schools 11/4/2014 3 5 19,640
Henderson County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 13,472
Johnston County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 32,454
Lee County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 9,834
Lenoir County Public Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 9,298
Lincoln County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 12,016
Moore County Schools 11/4/2014 4 8 12,555
Nash-Rocky Mount Schools 11/4/2014 5 11 17,448
New Hanover County Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 24,343
Pitt County Schools 11/4/2014 7 12 23,630
Randolph County Schools 11/4/2014 3 7 18,935
Rockingham County Schools 11/4/2014 5 11 13,962
Rowan-Salisbury Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 20,356
Union County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 9 39,746
Wayne County Public Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 19,471
Wilson County Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 12,234
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools 11/4/2014 9 9 53,286


See also

External links

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References

  1. National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
  2. ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
  3. United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
  4. Public Schools of North Carolina, "Facts and Figures 2012-13," accessed August 12, 2013
  5. Public Schools of North Carolina, "Meet the State Superintendent," accessed August 12, 2013
  6. North Carolina State Board of Education, "Board of Education," accessed August 12, 2013
  7. Public Schools of North Carolina, "Data & Reports - Student Accounting," accessed August 12, 2013
  8. Public Schools of North Carolina, "Statistical Profile - Table 24 - Per Pupil Expenditure Ranking," accessed August 12, 2013
  9. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  10. United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
  11. National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014