Nantahala School

213 Windingstairs Rd, Topton, NC 28781 | (828) 321-4388
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 116
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 116 elementary, middle, and high school students from grades KG-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Robbie Newton
  • Fax: (828) 321-4834
  • 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
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 342835
School District Details
  • Macon County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,345
  • Graduation Rate: 79.3%
  • Dropout Rate: 5.0%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.8
  • Enrolled Students: 4,395

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 116
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 12.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 9.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 61 (52.6%)
  • Females: 55 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 13 (11.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 76 (65.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 89 (76.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Nantahala School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Nantahala School
  Number Percent
1st Grade119.5%
2nd Grade65.2%
3rd Grade1311.2%
4th Grade119.5%
5th Grade97.8%
6th Grade108.6%
7th Grade65.2%
8th Grade86.9%
9th Grade97.8%
10th Grade108.6%
11th Grade76.0%
12th Grade1412.1%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Nantahala School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 01, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Best school for kids of all walks of life.
    Basketball team headee for state champions first time ever for the school...yeah..go boys..go hawks..
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 28, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • my child has great success from attending nantahala.

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