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334 South Main Street
Marion, NC 28752-0130

McDowell County Schools
 

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(828) 652-4535

 

School Size
The average number of students in schools in this district and the state.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

443

751

1,349

N/A

N/A

N/A

State:

505

679

1,004

156

446

196

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Average Class Size
The average number of students enrolled in "typical" K-8 classrooms.

Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

District

18

19

18

19

21

19

21

18

17

State

19

19

19

19

21

21

21

21

20




Average Course Size
The average number of students enrolled in the courses below at the time of testing.

English I

Algebra I

Algebra II

Geometry

Biology

Chemistry

Physical Science

Physics

Civics & Economics

US History

District

19

18

23

24

22

19

20

24

24

21

State

19

20

20

19

19

19

18

15

19

19





Specialized Course Enrollments
The percentage of high school Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) course enrollments, community college and university regular academic course enrollments, and high school and community college career and technical course enrollments.

Percentage of Total Course Enrollments in:

Advanced College Prep Courses
(AP*, IB**, Community College, University)

Career and Technical Courses
(School, Community College)

District

2%

16%

State

4%

16%

* AP = Advanced Placement
** IB = International Baccalaureate



Source of Funds (Amount per Student)
Public schools in North Carolina operate with funding from local, state, and federal sources. The financial support reflected in these numbers includes all expenses concerned with operating schools, including teacher and administrator salaries, textbooks, and other educational supplies and materials.

source of funds graph




Use of Funds
Education is a labor-intensive enterprise, as reflected in the accompanying chart. Salaries for teachers, principals, and other educators are usually the largest expense in school districts. State and federal funds are generally allotted for specific purposes, services, or programs.

Use of Funds Graph



Paying for School Construction & Renovations
The 5-year average for capital expenditures in this school district.

Local

State

Federal

Total

District:

1,543,830.8

393,300.6

0

1,937,131.4

State:

8,107,139

564,507

44,217

8,715,864



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