Davidson River School

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Davidson River School serves 86 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Davidson River School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Davidson River School's student population of 86 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students86 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

Davidson River School is ranked within the bottom 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 Davidson River School is 0.47, 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
#2379 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
9%
25%
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White
71%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
16%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Graduation Rate
30-34%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTransylvania County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Davidson River School is Brevard High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brevard Middle School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pisgah Forest Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brevard Pisgah Forest Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 510 students
    0.1 miles
    1076 Ecusta Rd
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828) 877-4481
    0.1 K-5 510
  • Brevard Brevard Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 523 students
    1.9 miles
    400 Fisher Rd
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828) 884-2091
    1.9 6-8 523
  • Brevard Brevard Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 541 students
    2.9 miles
    399 Greenville Hwy
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828) 884-2001
    2.9 PK-5 541
  • Pisgah Forest Brevard Academy Charter School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 383 students
    3.2 miles
    1110 Hendersonville Highway
    Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
    (828) 885-2665
    3.2 K-8 383
  • Brevard Brevard High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 746 students
    3.5 miles
    609 N. Country Club Rd
    Brevard, NC 28712
    (828) 884-4103
    3.5 9-12 746

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