Charles D Owen Middle School

730 Old Us 70,

Swannanoa, NC, 28778-3398

Tel: (828)686-7739
Grades: 6-8

594 students

Charles D Owen Middle School serves 594 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Charles D Owen Middle School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 594 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 594 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has declined by 5% over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
9%
13%
Black
4%
27%
White
80%
52%
Unknown
6%
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.35
0.64
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 47%
45%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,532 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
4
Number of Students Managed 25,532
1,593
District Total Revenue $245 MM
n/a
District Spending $237 MM
n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,485
$0
District Spending / Student $9,148
$0
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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 W D Williams Elementary School (1.6 miles away)
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