Valdese Elementary School

298 Praley St, Valdese, NC 28690 | (828) 874-0704
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 453
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 453 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 298 Praley Street, Valdese, NC 28690
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Bob Acord
  • Fax: (828) 874-1571
  • Website:
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
School District Details
  • Burke County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,932
  • Graduation Rate: 73.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.4
  • Enrolled Students: 14,051

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 453
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 221 (48.8%)
  • Females: 232 (51.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 34 (7.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 164 (36.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 198 (43.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Valdese Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Valdese Elementary School
  Number Percent
1st Grade5913.0%
2nd Grade6614.6%
3rd Grade6313.9%
4th Grade7616.8%
5th Grade8518.8%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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