Ashe County Public Schools

All Schools
(5)
High Schools
(1)
Middle Schools
(1)
Elementary
(3)
Pre-K
(3)
There are 5 public schools in Ashe County, North Carolina, serving 3,268 students.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Ashe County

  • School Location Students Grades
  • West JeffersAshe County High School
    184 Campus Dr
    West JeffersNC28694
    (336)246-2400
    905 students | Gr. 9-12
  • WarrensvilleAshe County Middle School
    255 Northwest Ln
    WarrensvilleNC28693
    (336)384-3591
    551 students | Gr. 7-8
  • Warrensville
    Blue Ridge Elementary School
    5778 Nc Hwy 88 West
    WarrensvilleNC28693
    (336)384-4500
    537 students | Gr. PK-6
  • JeffersonMountain View Elementary School
    2789 Hwy 221 North
    JeffersonNC28640
    (336)982-4200
    652 students | Gr. PK-6
  • West JeffersWestwood Elementary School
    4083 Us Hwy 221s
    West JeffersNC28694
    (336)877-2921
    623 students | Gr. PK-6

County Statistics

About Ashe County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 27,388 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 25% 24%
Median Household Income $33,893 $41,544
Recent Public School Articles
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Are the Three Rs Robbing our Children?
For far too long the American public school system has failed to address “out-of-school” factors like poverty and their impact on what happens in the classroom. As the nation continues to become increasingly diverse, many schools are adopting comprehensive approaches to education that account for the unique needs of students so that each child is prepared for their future and not just for a year-end test.
States Fight to Teach “Ignorant” Science to Students
Wyoming recently became the first state to reject the Next Generation Science Standards because of concern regarding lessons that teach human-caused climate change. Several other states have also taken measures to reject the standards, which has some education officials concerned about the quality of instruction students in those states will receive.
School-to-Prison Pipeline Persists Despite Local, State and National Efforts
Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Ashe County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.18, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Ashe County is Ashe County Schools School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.