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
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students 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
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
8%
14%
Black
2%
27%
White
86%
52%
Two or more races
3%
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.
0.26 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.
42%
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.
6%
7%

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
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 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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