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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Rutherford County Schools is an above average, public school district located in Forest City, NC. It has 8,063 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 46% in reading.

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382 West Main Street
Forest City, NC 28043
About Rutherford County Schools...

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
46%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1090
235 responses
Average ACT
23
224 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
8,063
Free or Reduced Lunch
97.7%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$46,018
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.9%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$10,129 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    60%
  • Support Services
    34%
  • Other
    6%

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$27,589
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$592
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$101,400
National
$217,500

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