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Swain County Schools


Swain County Schools is located in west North Carolina. Swain County Schools has 489.50 square miles of land area and 12.65 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Swain County Schools population is 9,390. Swain County Schools median household income is $42,296 in 2010-2014. Swain County Schools median house value is $135,900 in 2010-2014. On average, Swain County Schools is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (71 out of 104, bottom 32%)
Elementary/Middle School: (50 out of 115, top 43%)*
Rank: #66
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:5
Population9,390 (2010-2014), rank #112
Population Growth-3.37% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:18.70/sq mi, rank #116
Median Household Income:$42,296 at 2010-2014—19.31% increase since 2005-2009, rank #48
Median House Price:$135,900 at 2010-2014—-5.03% increase since 2005-2009, rank #52
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:489.50 sq mi, rank #44
Water Area:12.65 sq mi (2.52%), rank #31
State:North Carolina
County:Swain County
City:Bryson City, Almond, Robbinsville, Whittier, Cherokee
Zip:28713, 28702, 28771, 28789, 28719
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Swain County Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

280 School Dr
Bryson City NC, 28713, Swain County
Phone: 828-488-3129

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,0162,0812,0642,0502,0081,9911,987
English Language Learner Students:17223434343132
Total Teachers:137.44138.27131.35135.86142.08147.10148.70
Total Other Staff:170.15170.50151.32157.36158.45168.10167.40
Instructional Aides:43.1947.2531.9134.9134.8336.3033.90
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:2.954.454.204.967.878.207.60
Total Guidance Counselors:4.504.504.234.505.006.005.90
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:1.501.501.231.503.004.003.90
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:3.963.944.004.003.914.004.00
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:8.308.005.915.915.414.504.50
School Administrators:6.505.346.
School Administrative Support:9.8910.659.109.3610.1012.0011.30
Student Support Services:19.4618.3218.7019.9619.1717.0016.30
Other Support Services:63.3059.9557.6756.7353.9357.4060.60
Student-Teacher Ratio:14.6715.0515.7115.0914.1313.5413.36


Cherokee Extension School Kindergarten to Grade 12   280 School Dr, Bryson City NC 28713
Swain Co East ElementaryKindergarten to Grade 5   4747 Ela Rd, Bryson City NC 28713
Swain Co West ElementaryKindergarten to Grade 5   4142 Hwy 19 West, Bryson City NC 28713
Swain County HighGrade 9 to Grade 12   1415 Fontana Rd, Bryson City NC 28713
Swain County MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   135 Arlington Ave, Bryson City NC 28713

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
EOC Test
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std79.8%82.6%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std59.7%66.7%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std58.6%69%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std56.3%67.7%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std73.7%77.8%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std80.8%76.7%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std72.4%78.7%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std21.0%36.3%
2006Algebra IIEnd of course% met std83.3%80.3%
2007Algebra IIEnd of course% met std83.5%65.1%
2008Algebra IIEnd of course% met std85.5%67.2%
2009Algebra IIEnd of course% met std74.1%72.9%
2010Algebra IIEnd of course% met std86.5%84.9%
2011Algebra IIEnd of course% met std84.7%82.3%
2006BiologyEnd of course% met std66.2%63.4%
2007BiologyEnd of course% met std54.7%65.3%
2008BiologyEnd of course% met std67.1%68%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std68.3%71.2%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std71.5%81.2%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std77.6%79.9%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std75.2%83%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std30.9%45.6%
2006ChemistryEnd of course% met std77.4%77.1%
2008ChemistryEnd of course% met std75%71.8%
2009ChemistryEnd of course% met std74.4%77.7%
2006Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std76.5%60.1%
2007Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std72.4%65.8%
2008Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std83.8%68.5%
2009Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std67.5%71.4%
2010Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std90.4%78.7%
2011Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std83.9%80%
2006English IEnd of course% met std86.1%82.8%
2007English IEnd of course% met std71.4%72.1%
2008English IEnd of course% met std76.1%73.1%
2009English IEnd of course% met std67.1%73.8%
2010English IEnd of course% met std86.6%82.4%
2011English IEnd of course% met std77.5%80.6%
2012English IEnd of course% met std72.8%82.9%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std33.3%51.2%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std60.4%68.8%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std59.2%63.3%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std80.2%67.9%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std75.2%73.3%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std76.3%82.3%
2006Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std87.5%69.1%
2008Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std67.1%58.4%
2009Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std75%62.7%
2010Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std80.8%76.4%
2011Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std93.3%76.5%
2006PhysicsEnd of course% met std83.3%85.1%
2008PhysicsEnd of course% met std> 95.0%81.5%
2009PhysicsEnd of course% met std85.7%85.9%
2006US HistoryEnd of course% met std64.5%56.8%
2007US HistoryEnd of course% met std76.2%64.6%
2008US HistoryEnd of course% met std63.7%66.5%
2009US HistoryEnd of course% met std71.5%71.2%
2010US HistoryEnd of course% met std75%81.6%
2011US HistoryEnd of course% met std76.9%81.5%
EOG Test
2006Mathematics10th Grade% met std12.5%17.6%
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std20%25.1%
2008Reading10th Grade% met std60%56%
2006Writing10th Grade% met std42.8%54.1%
2007Writing10th Grade% met std42%51.8%
2008Writing10th Grade% met std66.9%71.9%
2009Writing10th Grade% met std67.9%70.1%
2010Writing10th Grade% met std71.2%69.4%
2011Writing10th Grade% met std71.1%69.9%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std59%67.8%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std73.6%70.9%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std68.8%73.2%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std71.5%81.3%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std69.6%81.9%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std77%82.1%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std78.8%82.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std35.1%46.8%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std81.1%82.9%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std81.4%81.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std57%54.5%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std61.8%65.5%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std57.6%66.4%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std63.1%67.6%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std67.4%68.8%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std44.8%45.2%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std68.2%65%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std75%67.7%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std81.5%72.8%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std85.7%81.5%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std87%83%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std85.7%83.8%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std91.7%85.1%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std47.8%47.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std86.9%83.4%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std89.5%85.2%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std64.6%59.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std74.6%69.1%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std76.1%71.6%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std64.3%71.6%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std81.8%71.6%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std49.3%43.7%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std40.6%49.5%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std45.5%52%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std61.2%58.7%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std59%63.1%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std68.6%66.7%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std78.2%69.6%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std82.5%80.1%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std87.5%81.2%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std85.1%82%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std67.1%82.1%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std36.8%47.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std88.8%88.4%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std91.5%89.3%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std61.3%55.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std72.3%68.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std77.2%71.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std78.7%72.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std61.4%72.3%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std33.6%39.5%
2008Science5th Grade% met std58.7%40.1%
2009Science5th Grade% met std76.6%60.8%
2010Science5th Grade% met std87.5%68.9%
2011Science5th Grade% met std89.4%73.4%
2012Science5th Grade% met std77.9%75.9%
2013Science5th Grade% met std61.6%45.4%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std71.6%61.9%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std77.3%64.6%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std74.8%68.2%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std90.1%78.1%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std87.1%80.5%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std91.2%80.7%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std88.4%80.5%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std34.0%38.9%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std83.8%81.5%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std83%82.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std53.9%59.3%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std81.7%71%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std74.8%75.3%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std80.9%75.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std76.8%75.2%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std36.1%46.4%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std59.8%61.8%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std69%63.5%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std75.8%67.3%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std75.8%78.4%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std81.8%80.2%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std77.6%81.1%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std86.5%81.1%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std35.2%38.5%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std89.8%86.4%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std93.5%86.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std45%51.1%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std65%65%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std73.7%66.8%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std56.5%67.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std69.6%68.2%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std43.3%47.8%
2006Writing7th Grade% met std45.5%46%
2007Writing7th Grade% met std40%50.4%
2008Writing7th Grade% met std52.4%57.5%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std62.1%60.7%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std64.5%65.1%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std80.4%68.2%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std83.4%80.4%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std81.8%83.9%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std81.4%84.4%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std86.7%85.2%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std38.8%34.2%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std87.6%86.9%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std88.7%87.9%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std50.3%54.2%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std64.5%66.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std66.7%69.5%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std72.1%69.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std69.2%71.1%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std38.1%41.0%
2008Science8th Grade% met std54.9%51.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std69.2%67.6%
2010Science8th Grade% met std74.2%72.8%
2011Science8th Grade% met std75.7%74.9%
2012Science8th Grade% met std79%77.3%
2013Science8th Grade% met std46.9%59.1%

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$19,711,000$9,550 $20,576,000$10,037 $21,371,000$10,643 
Total Expenditures:$19,486,000$9,441 $19,603,000$9,562 $20,675,000$10,296 
Total Current Expenditures:$18,346,000$8,889 $18,349,000$8,951 $18,648,000$9,287 
Instructional Expenditures:$10,922,000$5,29259.5%$10,804,000$5,27058.9%$11,133,000$5,54459.7%
Student and Staff Support:$1,905,000$92310.4%$2,048,000$99911.2%$2,271,000$1,13112.2%
Operations, Food, Other:$3,707,000$1,79620.2%$3,710,000$1,81020.2%$3,453,000$1,72018.5%
Total Capital Outlay:$421,000$204 $635,000$310 $1,408,000$701 
Construction:$321,000$156 $254,000$124 $445,000$222 
Total Other:$209,000$101 $177,000$86 $166,000$83 
Interest on Debt:$375,000$182 $284,000$139 $312,000$155 
Total Salary:$11,317,000$5,483 $11,769,000$5,741 $12,022,000$5,987 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$7,277,000$3,52664.3%$7,572,000$3,69464.3%$7,789,000$3,87964.8%
Other Salary:$4,040,000$1,95735.7%$4,197,000$2,04735.7%$4,233,000$2,10835.2%
Total Benefit:$3,721,000$1,803 $3,562,000$1,738 $3,302,000$1,644 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$2,384,000$1,15564.1%$2,277,000$1,11163.9%$2,119,000$1,05564.2%
Other Benefit:$1,337,000$64835.9%$1,285,000$62736.1%$1,183,000$58935.8%

* Swain County Schools was rated 3 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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