Owen Middle School

Owen Middle School serves 584 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Owen Middle School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 584 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 584 students
Owen Middle School Total Students (1992-2014)
Gender % Owen Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Owen Middle School Total Teachers (1992-2014)
Students by Grade Owen Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
Owen Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Owen Middle School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
10%
15%
Owen Middle School Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
7%
26%
Owen Middle School Black Students (1992-2014)
White
78%
51%
Owen Middle School White Students (1992-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Owen Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Owen Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.38 0.45
Owen Middle School Diversity Score (1992-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
53%
47%
Owen Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Owen Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,495 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,225 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,209 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,495 1,120
Buncombe County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $262 MM $18 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $236 MM $18 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,225 $10,864
Buncombe County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,209 $10,591
Buncombe County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Owen High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Black Mountain Elementary School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Williams Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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  • Black MountainOwen High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 789 students99 Lake Eden Rd
    Black MountainNC 28711
    (828)686-3852
    0.79-12789
  • SwannanoaWilliams Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 421 students161 Bee Tree Rd
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)686-3856
    1.6KG-5421
  • SwannanoaCommunity High School
    Alternative School
    1.7 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 134 students235 Old Us 70
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)686-7734
    1.79-12134
  • SwannanoaArtspace Charter School
    Charter School
    3.2 miles | Grades: KG-8 | 383 students2030 Us Hwy 70
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)298-2787
    3.2KG-8383
  • Black MountainBlack Mountain Primary
    3.3 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 468 students301 East State St
    Black MountainNC 28711
    (828)669-2645
    3.3KG-3468

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