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432 4th Avenue SW
Hickory, NC 28602-2805

Hickory City Schools
 

  Lillie Cox, Superintendent
(828) 322-2855

 

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:

448

485

1,146

N/A

N/A

55

State:

511

652

826

297

408

202

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Average Class Size
The average number of students enrolled in "typical" K-8 classrooms.
This district also has pre-kindergarten students not included in the averages below.

Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

District

20

19

20

20

21

20

20

23

19

State

19

19

19

19

21

21

21

21

20




Average Course Size
The average number of students per section 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

15

21

24

23

21

16

15

12

16

15

State

18

19

19

19

17

17

17

14

18

17

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

5%

14%

State

5%

15%

* 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



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