Upward Elementary School

45 Education Dr, Flat Rock, NC 28731 | (828) 697-4764
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 458
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 458 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 45 Education Drive, Flat Rock, NC 28731
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Rebecca Poplin
  • Fax: (828) 698-6131
  • Website: www.henderson.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 30-JUN-93
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 458
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 246 (53.7%)
  • Females: 212 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (9.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 277 (60.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 320 (69.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Upward Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.7%
Black296.3%
Asian20.4%
Hispanic18139.5%
White24353.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Upward Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten10.2%
Kindergarten7817.0%
1st Grade8719.0%
2nd Grade7516.4%
3rd Grade7817.0%
4th Grade7817.0%
5th Grade6113.3%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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