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Macon County Schools


Macon County Schools is located in west North Carolina. Macon County Schools has 515.56 square miles of land area and 4.13 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Macon County Schools population is 33,840. Macon County Schools median household income is $38,491 in 2010-2014. Macon County Schools median house value is $166,800 in 2010-2014. On average, Macon County Schools is better than the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (35 out of 104, top 34%)
Elementary/Middle School: (55 out of 115, top 48%)*
Rank: #49
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:11
Population33,840 (2010-2014), rank #70
Population Growth3.78% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:65.12/sq mi, rank #85
Median Household Income:$38,491 at 2010-2014—0.37% increase since 2005-2009, rank #69
Median House Price:$166,800 at 2010-2014—-0.66% increase since 2005-2009, rank #24
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:515.56 sq mi, rank #37
Water Area:4.13 sq mi (0.79%), rank #63
State:North Carolina
County:Macon County
City:Highlands, Franklin, Otto, Topton, Scaly Mountain
Zip:28741, 28734, 28763, 28781, 28775
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Macon County Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1202 Old Murphy Rd
Franklin NC, 28734, Macon County
Phone: 828-524-3314

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:4,3274,5154,5064,3394,3964,4354,353
English Language Learner Students:298304318320316345323
Total Teachers:320.53331.29335.99334.52319.00321.40321.30
Total Other Staff:315.82323.67309.70316.29320.95331.50310.60
Instructional Aides:76.0780.8175.2380.2185.6889.5091.70
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:2.802.672.272.943.004.003.00
Total Guidance Counselors:12.0012.7012.1913.6412.7814.5013.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:5.784.805.758.296.788.808.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:6.227.906.445.356.005.705.00
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:7.568.348.738.267.889.008.00
District Administrative Support:18.9819.8019.9320.7119.2920.2018.50
School Administrators:14.5314.1815.0014.1216.6818.0016.00
School Administrative Support:26.8526.8526.8225.6324.5024.5021.90
Student Support Services:33.6533.4929.0928.8630.0927.2025.70
Other Support Services:114.38115.83111.60112.92111.05114.60102.80
Student-Teacher Ratio:13.5013.6313.4112.9713.7813.8013.55


Cartoogechaye ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 4   3295 Old Murphy Rd, Franklin NC 28734
East Franklin ElementaryKindergarten to Grade 4   100 Watauga St, Franklin NC 28734
Franklin HighGrade 9 to Grade 12   100 Panther Dr, Franklin NC 28734
Highlands SchoolKindergarten to Grade 12   545 Pierson Dr, Highlands NC 28741
Iotla Valley ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 4   1166 Iotla Church Rd, Franklin NC 28734
Macon Early College High School Grade 9 to Grade 12   77 Siler Farm Rd, Franklin NC 28734
Macon Middle SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 8   1345 Wells Grove Rd, Franklin NC 28734
Mountain View Intermediate Grade 5 to Grade 6   161 Clarks Chapel Rd, Franklin NC 28734
Nantahala SchoolKindergarten to Grade 12   213 Windingstairs Rd, Topton NC 28781
South Macon ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 4   855 Addington Bridge Rd, Franklin NC 28734
Union AcademyGrade 6 to Grade 12   158 Union School Rd, Franklin NC 28734

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
EOC Test
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std85.5%82.6%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std72.6%66.7%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std77.9%69%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std73.8%67.7%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std79.5%77.8%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std73.2%76.7%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std78.2%78.7%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std36.4%36.3%
2006Algebra IIEnd of course% met std83.2%80.3%
2007Algebra IIEnd of course% met std53%65.1%
2008Algebra IIEnd of course% met std68.7%67.2%
2009Algebra IIEnd of course% met std81.5%72.9%
2010Algebra IIEnd of course% met std88.2%84.9%
2011Algebra IIEnd of course% met std79.7%82.3%
2006BiologyEnd of course% met std67.5%63.4%
2007BiologyEnd of course% met std65.7%65.3%
2008BiologyEnd of course% met std72.3%68%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std67.5%71.2%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std80.2%81.2%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std77.4%79.9%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std80.8%83%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std42.8%45.6%
2006ChemistryEnd of course% met std66.4%77.1%
2008ChemistryEnd of course% met std65.5%71.8%
2009ChemistryEnd of course% met std52.9%77.7%
2006Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std65.8%60.1%
2007Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std74.8%65.8%
2008Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std71.9%68.5%
2009Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std74.5%71.4%
2010Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std83.2%78.7%
2011Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std79.7%80%
2006English IEnd of course% met std83.9%82.8%
2007English IEnd of course% met std69.7%72.1%
2008English IEnd of course% met std73.4%73.1%
2009English IEnd of course% met std74.4%73.8%
2010English IEnd of course% met std78.6%82.4%
2011English IEnd of course% met std85.1%80.6%
2012English IEnd of course% met std90%82.9%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std52.1%51.2%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std82.9%68.8%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std76.7%63.3%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std74.2%67.9%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std75.3%73.3%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std89.7%82.3%
2006Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std68.6%69.1%
2008Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std49.2%58.4%
2009Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std67%62.7%
2010Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std75.5%76.4%
2011Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std71.3%76.5%
2006PhysicsEnd of course% met std55.9%85.1%
2008PhysicsEnd of course% met std69.2%81.5%
2009PhysicsEnd of course% met std82.6%85.9%
2006US HistoryEnd of course% met std71.3%56.8%
2007US HistoryEnd of course% met std62.7%64.6%
2008US HistoryEnd of course% met std66.2%66.5%
2009US HistoryEnd of course% met std71.5%71.2%
2010US HistoryEnd of course% met std78.5%81.6%
2011US HistoryEnd of course% met std78.7%81.5%
EOG Test
2006Mathematics10th Grade% met std27.6%17.6%
2007Mathematics10th Grade% met std50%22.6%
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std17.4%25.1%
2009Mathematics10th Grade% met std60%52.1%
2006Reading10th Grade% met std25%18.5%
2009Reading10th Grade% met std40%59.6%
2006Writing10th Grade% met std59.1%54.1%
2007Writing10th Grade% met std38.8%51.8%
2008Writing10th Grade% met std70.6%71.9%
2009Writing10th Grade% met std61.7%70.1%
2010Writing10th Grade% met std55.6%69.4%
2011Writing10th Grade% met std68.3%69.9%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std72.8%67.8%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std69.9%70.9%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std76.7%73.2%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std81.3%81.3%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std85.4%81.9%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std86%82.1%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std83.4%82.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std47.2%46.8%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std84.5%82.9%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std84%81.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std53.3%54.5%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std63%65.5%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std72.9%66.4%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std69.8%67.6%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std71.5%68.8%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std49.1%45.2%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std71.7%65%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std68.3%67.7%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std76.4%72.8%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std85.1%81.5%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std84.3%83%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std86.9%83.8%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std88.5%85.1%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std52.5%47.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std85.2%83.4%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std89.4%85.2%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std61.3%59.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std67.7%69.1%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std77.1%71.6%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std75.8%71.6%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std75.5%71.6%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std48.4%43.7%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std44.1%49.5%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std46.2%52%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std54%58.7%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std67.6%63.1%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std73.6%66.7%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std67.1%69.6%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std75.8%80.1%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std82.4%81.2%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std81.1%82%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std86.8%82.1%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std31.5%47.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std91.9%88.4%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std91.7%89.3%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std55.8%55.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std67.7%68.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std69.1%71.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std71.2%72.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std72%72.3%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std34.6%39.5%
2008Science5th Grade% met std43.5%40.1%
2009Science5th Grade% met std64.6%60.8%
2010Science5th Grade% met std68.8%68.9%
2011Science5th Grade% met std69.1%73.4%
2012Science5th Grade% met std74.8%75.9%
2013Science5th Grade% met std44.5%45.4%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std55.1%61.9%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std57.8%64.6%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std70.7%68.2%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std75.5%78.1%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std79.9%80.5%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std78.5%80.7%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std80.2%80.5%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std30.5%38.9%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std84.9%81.5%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std87.3%82.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std64.6%59.3%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std69%71%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std75%75.3%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std73.7%75.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std76.3%75.2%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std46.3%46.4%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std61.4%61.8%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std59.9%63.5%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std61.2%67.3%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std77.4%78.4%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std76.2%80.2%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std79.8%81.1%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std83%81.1%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std35.7%38.5%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std89.1%86.4%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std85.5%86.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std47.2%51.1%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std64.4%65%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std63.2%66.8%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std69.3%67.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std69.3%68.2%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std55.5%47.8%
2006Writing7th Grade% met std40.3%46%
2007Writing7th Grade% met std33.1%50.4%
2008Writing7th Grade% met std50%57.5%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std56.4%60.7%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std63.3%65.1%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std67.6%68.2%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std75.5%80.4%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std80.3%83.9%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std80.2%84.4%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std86.5%85.2%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std31.3%34.2%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std88.2%86.9%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std90.3%87.9%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std57.2%54.2%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std63.1%66.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std72.1%69.5%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std66.1%69.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std72.8%71.1%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std40.5%41.0%
2008Science8th Grade% met std58.8%51.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std62.7%67.6%
2010Science8th Grade% met std72.7%72.8%
2011Science8th Grade% met std58.5%74.9%
2012Science8th Grade% met std74.6%77.3%
2013Science8th Grade% met std57.4%59.1%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$40,375,000$8,960 $46,376,000$10,688 $46,004,000$10,465 
Total Expenditures:$52,300,000$11,607 $49,934,000$11,508 $55,646,000$12,658 
Total Current Expenditures:$40,475,000$8,982 $40,629,000$9,364 $40,035,000$9,107 
Instructional Expenditures:$24,666,000$5,47460.9%$24,778,000$5,71161.0%$24,921,000$5,66962.2%
Student and Staff Support:$3,069,000$6817.6%$3,116,000$7187.7%$3,121,000$7107.8%
Operations, Food, Other:$7,936,000$1,76119.6%$7,793,000$1,79619.2%$7,488,000$1,70318.7%
Total Capital Outlay:$8,665,000$1,923 $6,632,000$1,528 $13,065,000$2,972 
Construction:$8,364,000$1,856 $6,123,000$1,411 $1,349,000$307 
Total Other:$397,000$88 $485,000$112 $389,000$88 
Interest on Debt:$2,475,000$549 $1,841,000$424 $1,897,000$432 
Total Salary:$26,021,000$5,775 $26,338,000$6,070 $25,784,000$5,865 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$17,354,000$3,85166.7%$17,531,000$4,04066.6%$17,189,000$3,91066.7%
Other Salary:$8,667,000$1,92333.3%$8,807,000$2,03033.4%$8,595,000$1,95533.3%
Total Benefit:$8,288,000$1,839 $7,754,000$1,787 $6,868,000$1,562 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$5,564,000$1,23567.1%$5,127,000$1,18266.1%$4,548,000$1,03566.2%
Other Benefit:$2,724,000$60532.9%$2,627,000$60533.9%$2,320,000$52833.8%

* Macon County Schools was rated 3.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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