970 Ecusta Rd
Brevard, NC 28712
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Davidson River School serves 70 students in grades 9-12.
Davidson River School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 70 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 35-39% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Davidson River School's student population of 70 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
8 teachers
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School Rankings

Davidson River School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Davidson River School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2153 out of 2571 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
9%
19%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
73%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
35-39%
85%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 70 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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