Catawba County Schools District

  • 10 EAST 25TH ST
  • NEWTON, NC 28658
  • (828) 464-8333
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District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate80.2%72.8%
Dropout Rate4.2%5.2%
Per Pupil Spending$7,505$7,987
Students Per Teacher15.713.6
Number of Schools29-
Number of Students17,793-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,132-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment17,79315.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students148
Kindergarten Students1,128
1st Grade Students1,283
2nd Grade Students1,301
3rd Grade Students1,309
4th Grade Students1,405
5th Grade Students1,343
6th Grade Students1,331
7th Grade Students1,344
8th Grade Students1,278
9th Grade Students1,569
10th Grade Students1,335
11th Grade Students1,334
12th Grade Students1,224
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native48
Asian or Pacific Islander1,254
Hispanic1,679
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,704
White (Non-Hispanic)12,647
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male8,896
Female8,436

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,13215.7
Prekindergarten Teachers--
Kindergarten Teachers--
Elementary Teachers595-
Secondary Teachers529-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes8-
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides364
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors27
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors47
Elementary18
Secondary29
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians28
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff588
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators19
LEA Administrative Support Staff43
School Administrators60
School Administrative Support Staff61
Student Support Services97
Other Support Services Staff308

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$159,509,000-
Total Local Revenues$52,612,00033.0%
Parent Government Contributions$45,460,00028.5%
School Lunch$4,694,0002.9%
Non-Specified$22,0000.01%
Sale of Property$17,0000.01%
Interest Earnings$296,0000.2%
Fines and Forfeits$775,0000.5%
Private Contributions$35,0000.02%
Miscellaneous$1,313,0000.8%
Total State Revenues$96,416,00060.4%
General Formula Assistance$92,995,00058.3%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$1,408,0000.9%
Non-Specified$11,0000.01%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$2,002,0001.3%
Total Federal Revenues$10,481,0006.6%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$3,645,0002.3%
Through State - Other$56,0000.04%
Non-Specified$6,215,0003.9%
Direct - Other$565,0000.4%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$131,305,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$87,546,00066.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$35,869,00027.3%
Student Support$5,843,0003.7%
Instructional Staff Support$2,947,0001.8%
General Administration Support$1,057,0000.7%
School Administration Support$7,654,0004.8%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,323,0006.5%
Student Transportation Support$4,475,0002.8%
Other Support Services$3,570,0002.2%
Total Other Expenditures$7,890,0006.0%
Food Services$7,890,0004.9%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 80.2%
Total Diploma Count 1,101
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients 15
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-122234.2%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Catawba County Schools District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 29
  • Students: 17,793
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,132
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BALLS CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2620 Balls Creek Rd
Newton, NC
Public | PK-6
714 17.1

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BANDYS HIGH SCHOOL
5040 East Bandys Rd
Catawba, NC
Public | 9-12
909 15.6

5 out of 5
1 Review
BANOAK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
7651 West Nc 10 Hwy
Vale, NC
Public | KG-6
347 14.9

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BLACKBURN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4377 West Nc 10 Hwy
Newton, NC
Public | KG-6
697 17.9

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BUNKER HILL HIGH SCHOOL
4675 Oxford School Rd
Claremont, NC
Public | 9-12
944 15.7

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CATAWBA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
403 6th Ave Sw
Catawba, NC
Public | PK-6
492 14.5

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CATAWBA ROSENWALD EDUCATION CENTER SCHOOL
403 6th Ave
Catawba, NC
Public | 5-12
38 3.7

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CATAWBA VALLEY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
2550 Hwy 70 Se
Hickory, NC
Public | 9-12
359 23.5

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CHARLES H TUTTLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
2872 Water Plant Rd
Maiden, NC
Public | KG-6
534 18.6

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CLAREMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3384 East Main St
Claremont, NC
Public | PK-6
456 15.8

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CLYDE CAMPBELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2121 35th Ave Dr Ne
Hickory, NC
Public | KG-6
549 17.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
FRED T FOARD HIGH SCHOOL
3407 Plateau Rd
Newton, NC
Public | 9-12
1,116 16.4

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HARRY M ARNDT MIDDLE SCHOOL
3350 34th St Dr Ne
Hickory, NC
Public | 7-8
650 16.7

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JACOBS FORK MIDDLE SCHOOL
3431 Plateau Rd
Newton, NC
Public | 7-8
539 16.5

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LYLE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1845 Edgewater Dr
Conover, NC
Public | KG-6
519 14.4

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
MAIDEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
201 North Main Ave
Maiden, NC
Public | KG-6
567 14.9

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MAIDEN HIGH SCHOOL
518 North C Ave
Maiden, NC
Public | 9-12
836 16.4

5 out of 5
1 Review
MAIDEN MIDDLE SCHOOL
518 North C Ave
Maiden, NC
Public | 7-8
435 15.8

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MILL CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL
1041 Shiloh Rd
Claremont, NC
Public | 7-8
493 16.3

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MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5911 Dwayne Starnes Rd
Hickory, NC
Public | PK-6
715 16.9

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
OXFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5915 Oxford Rd
Claremont, NC
Public | PK-6
661 16.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
RIVER BEND MIDDLE SCHOOL
4670 Oxford School Rd
Claremont, NC
Public | 7-8
499 15.4

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SAINT STEPHENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
684 30th St Ne
Conover, NC
Public | KG-6
754 15.7

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SAINT STEPHENS HIGH SCHOOL
3205 34th St Dr Ne
Hickory, NC
Public | 9-12
1,267 17.3

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SHERRILLS FORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8103 Sherrills Ford Rd
Sherrills Ford, NC
Public | KG-6
559 18.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
SNOW CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3238 Snow Creek
Hickory, NC
Public | KG-6
553 18.1

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STARTOWN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4119 Startown Rd
Newton, NC
Public | PK-6
675 16.5

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SWEETWATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
2110 Main Ave Se
Hickory, NC
Public | KG-6
- -

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WEBB A MURRAY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
3901 Section House Rd
Hickory, NC
Public | KG-6
455 14.2

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