Avery's Creek Elementary School

15 Park South Boulevard
Arden, NC 28704
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Avery's Creek Elementary School serves 589 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Avery's Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Avery's Creek Elementary School's student population of 589 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students589 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Avery's Creek Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Avery's Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Avery's Creek Elementary School is 0.66, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#790 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
32%
18%
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Black
12%
25%
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White
48%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuncombe County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Avery's Creek Elementary School is Roberson High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Valley Springs Middle School (2.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arden Valley Springs Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 600 students
    2.0 miles
    224 Long Shoals Road
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828) 654-1785
    2 6-8 600
  • Asheville Estes Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
    2.4 miles
    275 Overlook Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 654-1795
    2.4 K-5 754
  • Asheville Koontz Intermediate Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-6 | 741 students
    2.4 miles
    305 Overlook Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 684-1295
    2.4 5-6 741
  • Asheville Roberson High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,573 student
    2.4 miles
    250 Overlook Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 654-1765
    2.4 9-12 1,573
  • Asheville Invest Collegiate - Imagine Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 869 students
    3.7 miles
    1000 Brevard Road, Suite 175
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 633-6491
    3.7 K-12 869

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