Hominy Valley Elementary School

450 Enka Lake Rd,

Candler, NC, 28715-

Tel: (828)665-0619
Grades: KG-5

489 students

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
Hominy Valley Elementary School Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Hominy Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
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 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Hominy Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
2%
27%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Black (2001-2012)
White
85%
52%
Hominy Valley Elementary School White (2001-2012)
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 0.64
Hominy Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
39%
45%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

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 1,593
Buncombe County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Candler Enka High School
    475 Enka Lake Rd
    Candler , NC , 28715
    (828)670-5000
    0.1  mi  |  1253  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Candler Enka Middle School
    390 Asbury Rd
    Candler , NC , 28715
    (828)670-5010
    1.2  mi  |  1064  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Asheville Sand Hill-venable Elementary School
    154 Sand Hill School Rd
    Asheville , NC , 28806
    (828)670-5028
    2.1  mi  |  742  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Candler Candler Elementary School
    121 Candler Sch Rd
    Candler , NC , 28715
    (828)670-5018
    2.2  mi  |  636  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Candler Pisgah Elementary School
    1495 Pisgah Hwy
    Candler , NC , 28715
    (828)670-5023
    4.4  mi  |  241  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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