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Greenlee Primary (leave a review)
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+1 (828) 766-9562

2206 Carters Ridge Road

Spruce Pine, North Carolina


About Greenlee Primary
Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Greenlee Primary is located in the Mitchell County Schools district of the state of North Carolina. It is one of 7 schools in its district.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 2nd Grade and has an enrolment of 245 students - compared to other schools in North Carolina, this is a relatively small school.

The number of teachers at Greenlee Primary has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

At Greenlee Primary, the average teaching salary of $45,991 is higher than the North Carolina state average of $41,603.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Greenlee Primary 245$11,06214$45,9910.29
Harris Middle (2.49 miles) 263$8,33513$39,7950.23
Deyton Elementary (2.6 miles) 254$8,16713$43,7460.30
Mayland Early College (4.1 miles) 116$7,05119$37,5320.31
North Cove Elementary (6.57 miles) 231$10,42012$35,7690.41
Mitchell High (7.11 miles) 536$9,77114$40,4570.15

Greenlee Primary

Number of pupils245
Funding per pupil$11,062
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$45,991
Diversity index0.29

Harris Middle (2.49 miles)

Number of pupils263
Funding per pupil$8,335
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$39,795
Diversity index0.23

Deyton Elementary (2.6 miles)

Number of pupils254
Funding per pupil$8,167
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$43,746
Diversity index0.30

Mayland Early College (4.1 miles)

Number of pupils116
Funding per pupil$7,051
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$37,532
Diversity index0.31

North Cove Elementary (6.57 miles)

Number of pupils231
Funding per pupil$10,420
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$35,769
Diversity index0.41

Mitchell High (7.11 miles)

Number of pupils536
Funding per pupil$9,771
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$40,457
Diversity index0.15
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2,655 schools in North Carolina. Rankings don't always go up to 2,655 because some schools have missing data.
2216thlargest school
2189thhighest number of FTE teachers
612thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
383rdhighest average teaching salary
1174thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1057thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2214thhighest diversity index
251sthighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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