T C Roberson High School

T C Roberson High School serves 1,501 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
T C Roberson High School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.
The school district's 75% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1501 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 1,501 students
T C Roberson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 95 teachers
T C Roberson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade T C Roberson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
T C Roberson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
T C Roberson High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
9%
13%
T C Roberson High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
9%
27%
T C Roberson High School Black (1988-2012)
White
71%
52%
T C Roberson High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups T C Roberson High School Sch Ethnicity T C Roberson High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.48 0.44
T C Roberson High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
27%
45%
T C Roberson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
5%
8%
T C Roberson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,591 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 75% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
4
Number of Students Managed 25,591 1,682
Buncombe County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 75% 74%
Buncombe County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $19 MM
Buncombe County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $237 MM $18 MM
Buncombe County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,485 $11,105
Buncombe County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,148 $10,880
Buncombe County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is A C Reynolds High School (5.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Koontz Intermediate (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William W Estes Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Asheville William W Estes Elementary School
    275 Overlook Rd
    Asheville , NC 28803
    (828)654-1795
    0.1  mi  |  691  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Asheville Koontz Intermediate
    305 Overlook Rd
    Asheville , NC 28803
    (828)232-4160
    0.2  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Arden Valley Springs Middle School
    224 Long Shoals Rd
    Arden , NC 28704
    (828)654-1785
    0.6  mi  |  498  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Arden Avery's Creek Elementary School
    15 Park South Blvd
    Arden , NC 28704
    (828)654-1810
    2.4  mi  |  643  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Arden Glen Arden Elementary School
    50 Pinehurst Circle
    Arden , NC 28704
    (828)654-1800
    2.6  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  KG-4

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Asheville, 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 0.43, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Asheville is Johnston Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.