Owen Middle School

Owen Middle School serves 588 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Owen Middle School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 588 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 588 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 14:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Hispanic
11%
14%
Black
4%
27%
White
79%
52%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.36 0.45
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.
51%
47%
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.
7%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,685 1,330
District Total Revenue $245 MM $19 MM
District Spending $237 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,485 $11,105
District Spending / Student $9,148 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Swannanoa Valley Youth Dev Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Swannanoa Valley Youth Dev Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Swannanoa Valley Youth Dev Center (0.1 miles away)
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  • SwannanoaSwannanoa Valley Youth Dev Center
    Alternative School
    741 Old Hwy 70
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)258-5888
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. Inquire with school                      
  • Black MountainOwen High School
    99 Lake Eden Rd
    Black MountainNC 28711
    (828)686-3852
    0.7 mi | 820 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SwannanoaWilliams Elementary School
    161 Bee Tree Rd
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)686-3856
    1.6 mi | 439 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • SwannanoaCommunity High School
    Alternative School
    235 Old Us 70
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)686-7734
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | 139 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SwannanoaArtspace Charter
    Charter School
    2030 Us Hwy 70
    SwannanoaNC 28778
    (828)298-2787
    Charter School

    3.2 mi | 382 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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