401 Avery County High School R
Newland, NC 28657
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Avery High Stem Academy serves 151 students in grades 9-12.
Avery High Stem Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Avery High Stem Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Avery High Stem Academy's student population of 151 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
151 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
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School Rankings

Avery High Stem Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Avery High Stem Academy is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#421 out of 2571 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
n/a
25%
White
95%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.10
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 151 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.10 (Btm 50%)

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