Hominy Valley Elementary School

Hominy Valley Elementary School serves 481 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% 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 481 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 481 students
Hominy Valley Elementary School Total Students (2001-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Hominy Valley Elementary School Total Teachers (2001-2013)
Students by Grade Hominy Valley Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 16:1 14:1
Hominy Valley Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Asian Students (2001-2013)
Hispanic
8%
14%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
2%
27%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Black Students (2001-2013)
White
86%
52%
Hominy Valley Elementary School White Students (2001-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Hominy Valley Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.26 0.45
Hominy Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (2001-2013)
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.
42%
47%
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.
6%
7%
Hominy Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,485 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,148 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,685 1,330
Buncombe County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $19 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $237 MM $18 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,485 $11,105
Buncombe County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,148 $10,880
Buncombe County s School District 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 Grades Students
  • CandlerEnka High School
    475 Enka Lake Rd
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5000
    0.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1258 students                      
  • CandlerEnka Middle School
    3 Negative Reviews
    390 Asbury Rd
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5010
    1.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1068 students                      
  • AshevilleSand Hill-venable Elementary School
    154 Sand Hill School Rd
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)670-5028
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 726 students                      
  • CandlerCandler Elementary School
    121 Candler School Rd
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5018
    2.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 592 students                      
  • CandlerPisgah Elementary School
    1495 Pisgah Hwy
    CandlerNC 28715
    (828)670-5023
    4.4 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 240 students                      

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