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Rutherford County School District

  • Schools
    19
  • Students
    8,000
  • Teachers
    531

Rutherford County School District is a public school district in North Carolina. They serve 8,000 students across 19 schools, and its teachers have had 194 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

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data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (828) 288-2200
  • 382 W Main St
  • Forest City, NC-3027
  • Website

Rutherford County School District Students

75%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
20%
of its student body are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

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.

Rutherford County School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Rutherford County School District had a total revenue of $87.8 million in the 2016-17 school year. 20.8% came from local sources, 62.7% from state sources, and 16.5% from federal sources.

Rutherford County School District had a per-pupil revenue of $10,972 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 20.8% came from local sources, 62.7% from state sources, and 16.5% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Rutherford County School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Dec 8, 2022

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Rutherford County School District

$91,602
raised using DonorsChoose
194
projects funded
108
teachers funded
542
donors
8
projects for basic supplies
24
projects for technology
31
projects for books
5
projects for art supplies

Rutherford County School District has received support from 344 individuals from North Carolina and 198 individuals out-of-state.

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