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Peterson Elementary (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (910) 843-4125

102 Phillips Ave

Red Springs, North Carolina


About Peterson Elementary
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade

Peterson Elementary is one of 42 schools in the Public Schools of Robeson County district of North Carolina.

A relatively average sized school, it has an enrolment of 628 students from Prekindergarten to 4th Grade and is classified as a regular school.

The number of teachers at Peterson Elementary 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.

The average teacher's salary is $44,407, which 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 pupilPupil teacher ratioAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Red Springs Middle569$6,74315.46$37,6620.72
Red Springs High775$7,83114.85$35,9620.69
Oxendine Elementary346$6,54818.04$38,3480.21
Rex-Rennert Elementary482$5,93618.98$38,6860.63
Union Chapel Elementary634$5,83921.95$42,8470.5

Red Springs Middle

Number of pupils569
Funding per pupil$6,743
Pupil teacher ratio15.46
Average teacher salary$37,662
Diversity index0.72

Red Springs High

Number of pupils775
Funding per pupil$7,831
Pupil teacher ratio14.85
Average teacher salary$35,962
Diversity index0.69

Oxendine Elementary

Number of pupils346
Funding per pupil$6,548
Pupil teacher ratio18.04
Average teacher salary$38,348
Diversity index0.21

Rex-Rennert Elementary

Number of pupils482
Funding per pupil$5,936
Pupil teacher ratio18.98
Average teacher salary$38,686
Diversity index0.63

Union Chapel Elementary

Number of pupils634
Funding per pupil$5,839
Pupil teacher ratio21.95
Average teacher salary$42,847
Diversity index0.5
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Nearest Schools
School nameDistance
Red Springs Middle0.6 miles
Red Springs High0.83 miles
Oxendine Elementary4.15 miles
Rex-Rennert Elementary6.16 miles
Union Chapel Elementary7.52 miles
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Rankings within North Carolina
There are 2655 schools in North Carolina.
937thlargest school
1404thhighest number of FTE teachers
2444thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
646thhighest average teaching salary
543rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
1852ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
50thhighest diversity index
2443rdhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
EthnicityNumber of students
Two or more races25
Asian or Asian Pacific Islander7
American Indian or Aslaskan Native151
Hawaiian Native or Pacific Islander2

Out of 628 students, with a diversity index of 0.72

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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 4th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 185 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 185 days

12th Grade: 185 days

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*All data shown corresponds to the 2015-16 academic year unless otherwise stated.