Swain County East Elementary School

4747 Ela Rd, Whittier, NC 28789 | (828) 488-0939
  • Grades: KG-5
  • Student Enrollment: 374
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 374 elementary school students from grades KG-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 146, Whittier, NC 28789
  • Principal or Admin: Mrs Shirley Grant
  • Fax: (828) 488-6635
  • Website: www.swain.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-91
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
School District Details
  • Swain County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,690
  • Graduation Rate: 68.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.3%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.1
  • Enrolled Students: 2,008

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 374
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 201 (53.7%)
  • Females: 173 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 47 (12.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 207 (55.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 254 (67.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Swain County East Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian14338.2%
Black20.5%
Asian10.3%
Hispanic174.5%
White21156.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Swain County East Elementary School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten7119.0%
1st Grade5715.2%
2nd Grade5615.0%
3rd Grade7018.7%
4th Grade6316.8%
5th Grade5715.2%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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