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Deep River Elementary School is a public elementary school in Sanford. The principal of Deep River Elementary School is Ms Amy Lundy, who can be contacted at alundy.dr@lee.k12.nc.us. 620 students attend Deep River Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Multiracial; and White, non-Hispanic. 80% of the 620 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Deep River Elementary School is 17:1. Benjamin T. Bullock Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 41% 31%
Multiracial 4% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 32% 43%
Black, non-Hispanic 21% 21%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.6% 0.9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 0.3% 0.6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2% 0.7%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.07%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80% 66%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (5 months ago)

    My son is a new student at Deep River Elementary. I have been extremely impressed with our experience with both the teaching faculty and the administration here. They truly are student centered.

  • (1 year ago)

    I am looking to move back to Sanford N.C. and looking for information for this school. Test scores and just over all reviews. Thank you

  • (1 year ago)

    This school puts way too much emphasis on their dress code. This is a public school not a private school. I would like to see more concern with academics and less on the clothes.

  • (4 years ago)

    My son began to read at a very aerly age and Deep River always supported him.

  • (8 years ago)

    My son is in the first grade at Deep River Elem. In my opinion he attends one of the best elem. schools in Lee Co. He has enjoyed all of his teachers the librarians and the principal Mr. Gary Moore. I am pleased with the progress he has made in the two years he has been a student at Deep River. I know that teachers do not always get the recognition that they truly deserve but to all of you at Deep River you are appreciated. Thanks for all the work you do to help our children.

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