NORTH CAROLINA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private North Carolina schools, but understands that choosing the right North Carolina neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent North Carolina school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT North Carolina SCHOOLS
North Carolina schools boast a total statewide student population of 1,483,585 attending 2,361 schools in 224 public school districts and 677 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but North Carolina public schools spend an average of $6,732 per student each year. That ranks North Carolina schools number 34 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. North Carolina public schools average a student teacher ratio of 14:1. North Carolina private schools average 8:1. Also, high schools in North Carolina average a student body population of 887, while North Carolina middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 530 and 471 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn't so long ago that a child's education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.