Avery Middle School

  • Avery Middle School serves 290 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 42% (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 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Avery Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Avery Middle School's student population of 290 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Avery Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Avery Middle School is 0.33, 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#1295 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
17%
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Black
n/a
26%
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White
80%
49%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Avery Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.33n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Avery Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Blue Ridge Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 19 students
    0.0 miles
    76 Old Montezuma Rd
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)737-6011
    0.0 6-12 19
  • 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 County High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 385 students
    0.2 miles
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151
    0.2 9-12 385
  • Newland Newland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 281 students
    1.4 miles
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-4911
    1.4 PK-5 281

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