Hominy Valley Elementary School

Hominy Valley Elementary School serves 489 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Hominy Valley Elementary School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 489 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 489 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade Hominy Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less 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
Hispanic
7%
13%
Black
2%
27%
White
85%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Hominy Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Hominy Valley Elementary 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.
0.27 0.44
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.
39%
45%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,591 students has stayed relatively flat 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
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Enka High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Enka Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sand Hill-venable Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CandlerEnka High School
    475 Enka Lake Rd
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5000
    0.1 mi | 1253 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CandlerEnka Middle School
    390 Asbury Rd
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5010
    1.2 mi | 1064 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AshevilleSand Hill-venable Elementary School
    154 Sand Hill School Rd
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)670-5028
    2.1 mi | 742 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CandlerCandler Elementary School
    121 Candler Sch Rd
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5018
    2.2 mi | 636 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CandlerPisgah Elementary School
    1495 Pisgah Hwy
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5023
    4.4 mi | 241 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Buncombe County, 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 0.36, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.44. The most diverse school district in Buncombe County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.