Avery County High School

  • Avery County High School serves 385 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Avery County High School's student population of 385 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students385 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avery County High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avery County High School is 0.20, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2282 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
9%
17%
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Black
n/a
26%
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White
89%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avery County High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.20n/a
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAvery County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newland Avery High Stem Academy
    Grades: 9-12 | 153 students
    0.1 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151
    0.1 9-12 153
  • Newland Avery High Viking Academy
    Grades: 9 | 64 students
    0.1 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151
    0.1 9 64
  • Newland Avery Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 290 students
    0.2 miles
    102 Old Montezuma Road
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0145
    0.2 6-8 290
  • Newland Blue Ridge Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 19 students
    0.2 miles
    76 Old Montezuma Rd
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)737-6011
    0.2 6-12 19
  • Newland Newland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    1.3 miles
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-4911
    1.3 PK-5 281

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