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Highfalls Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (910) 464-3600

1220 Nc Hwy 22

Bennett, North Carolina


About Highfalls Elementary
Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Highfalls Elementary is one of 23 schools in the Moore County Schools district of North Carolina.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 273 students - compared to other schools in North Carolina, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $41,859, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of $41,603.

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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
Highfalls Elementary 273$10,49612$41,8590.20
North Moore High (2.16 miles) 630$8,58716$41,5240.48
Elise Middle (5.1 miles) 194$14,39110$38,2610.56
Bennett School (5.3 miles) 226$10,91313$54,4600.19
Robbins Elementary (5.44 miles) 488$10,38912$36,5750.53
Westmoore Elementary (9.18 miles) 338$8,92714$43,5780.28

Highfalls Elementary

Number of pupils273
Funding per pupil$10,496
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$41,859
Diversity index0.20

North Moore High (2.16 miles)

Number of pupils630
Funding per pupil$8,587
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$41,524
Diversity index0.48

Elise Middle (5.1 miles)

Number of pupils194
Funding per pupil$14,391
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$38,261
Diversity index0.56

Bennett School (5.3 miles)

Number of pupils226
Funding per pupil$10,913
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$54,460
Diversity index0.19

Robbins Elementary (5.44 miles)

Number of pupils488
Funding per pupil$10,389
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$36,575
Diversity index0.53

Westmoore Elementary (9.18 miles)

Number of pupils338
Funding per pupil$8,927
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,578
Diversity index0.28
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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.
2140thlargest school
2012thhighest number of FTE teachers
298thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1170thhighest average teaching salary
1992ndhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
621sthighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
2440thhighest diversity index
339thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 8th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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