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McDowell County School District 580

  • Schools
    15
  • Students
    5,791
  • Teachers
    428

McDowell County School District 580 is a public school district in North Carolina. They serve 5,791 students across 15 schools, and its teachers have had 808 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact McDowell County School District 580 Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (828) 652-4535
  • PO Box 130
  • Marion, NC-0130
  • Website

McDowell County School District 580 Demographics

97%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
16%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

McDowell County School District 580 Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

McDowell County School District 580 had a total revenue of $60.6 million in the 2016-17 school year. 18.3% came from local sources, 69.4% from state sources, and 12.3% from federal sources.

McDowell County School District 580 had a per-pupil revenue of $10,458 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 18.3% came from local sources, 69.4% from state sources, and 12.3% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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McDowell County School District 580 Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Feb 28, 2024

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McDowell County School District 580

$358,551
raised using DonorsChoose
808
projects funded
240
teachers funded
2,261
donors
52
projects for basic supplies
97
projects for technology
136
projects for books
34
projects for art supplies

McDowell County School District 580 has received support from 1,209 individuals from North Carolina and 1,052 individuals out-of-state.

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