Nantahala School



Nantahala School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nantahala School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 8
1 9
2 5
3 5
4 11
5 6
6 13
7 12
8 6
9 8
10 4
11 8
12 11

Nantahala School is a public high school of the Macon County School District located in Topton, NC. It has 106 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Nantahala School is the 540th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 20,121st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.3 to 1.

Total Students: 106
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.55

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Nantahala School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 53
(50%)
1,148
(52%)
 Female 53
(50%)
1,068
(48%)

Nantahala School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 98
(92%)
1,869
(84%)
 Hispanic 6
(6%)
247
(11%)
 Two or More 2
(2%)
57
(3%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Nantahala School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 61
(58%)
1,089
(49%)
 Not Eligible 24
(23%)
898
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(20%)
229
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nantahala School is ranked 486th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nantahala School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Nantahala School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 138
2006 135
2007 133
2008 137
2009 116
2010 107
2011 114
2012 106

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 8.6
2006 N/A
2007 9.5
2008 10.5
2009 9.1
2010 8
2011 7.8
2012 7.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65217391304348
2006 0.66666666666667
2007 0.72932330827068
2008 0.74452554744526
2009 0.76724137931034
2010 0.79439252336449
2011 0.87719298245614
2012 0.77358490566038

Compare Nantahala School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
730.0% 7.3:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 77.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Nantahala School
Topton, NC
Public KG - 12 106 7.3:1  
Robbinsville High School
Robbinsville, NC
Public 09 - 12 359 11.9:1 11 miles
Andrews High School
Andrews, NC
Public 09 - 12 249 15.1:1 12 miles
Robbinsville Middle School
Robbinsville, NC
Public 07 - 08 202 16.1:1 12 miles
Trimont Christian Academy
Franklin, NC
Private PK - 12 184 6:1 15 miles
Cherokee Extension School
Bryson City, NC
Public KG - 12 96 16.6:1 16 miles
Franklin High School
Franklin, NC
Public 09 - 12 983 14.6:1 16 miles
Macon Early College High School
Franklin, NC
Public 09 - 12 147 36.8:1 16 miles
Macon Middle School
Franklin, NC
Public 07 - 08 584 12.9:1 17 miles
Swain County High School
Bryson City, NC
Public 09 - 12 587 12.8:1 17 miles
Union Academy
Franklin, NC
Public 06 - 12 55 5.7:1 17 miles
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