Roberson High School

Roberson High School serves 1,575 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Roberson High School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 1575 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,575 students
Roberson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Roberson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
Roberson High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Roberson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more 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 17:1 16:1
Roberson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
3%
Roberson High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
12%
15%
Roberson High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
11%
26%
Roberson High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
69%
51%
Roberson High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Roberson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Roberson High 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.
0.50 0.45
Roberson High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
31%
47%
Roberson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2014)
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.
6%
7%
Roberson High 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's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% 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)
Graduation Rate 76% 76%
Buncombe County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
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 Reynolds High School (5.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Koontz Intermediate (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Estes Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AshevilleEstes Elementary School
    0.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 755 students275 Overlook Rd
    AshevilleNC 28803
    (828)654-1795
    0.1KG-5755
  • AshevilleKoontz Intermediate
    0.2 miles | Grades: 5-6 | 773 students305 Overlook Rd
    AshevilleNC 28803
    (828)684-1295
    0.25-6773
  • ArdenValley Springs Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 646 students224 Long Shoals Rd
    ArdenNC 28704
    (828)654-1785
    0.66-8646
  • ArdenAvery's Creek Elementary School
    2.4 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 661 students15 Park South Blvd
    ArdenNC 28704
    (828)654-1810
    2.4KG-4661
  • ArdenGlen Arden Elementary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 496 students50 Pinehurst Circle
    ArdenNC 28704
    (828)654-1800
    2.6KG-4496

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