Emma Elementary School

  • Emma Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher 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 35-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Emma Elementary School's student population of 353 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Emma Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Emma Elementary School is 0.64, 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#1424 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
49%
17%
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Black
17%
26%
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White
31%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Emma Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.64n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Emma Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuncombe County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  • Asheville Middle College
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    0.7 miles
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    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828)232-4123
    0.7 11-12 60
  • Asheville Nesbitt Discovery Academy
    Grades: 9-11 | 296 students
    0.7 miles
    175 Bingham Rd Ste 10
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828)271-4521
    0.7 9-11 296
  • Asheville Vance Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
    1.5 miles
    98 Sulphur Springs Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828)350-6600
    1.5 K-5 470
  • Asheville Asheville Primary
    Grades: M
    1.6 miles
    441 Haywood Rd
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828)350-2900
    1.6 M n/a
  • Asheville Johnston Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 296 students
    1.6 miles
    230 Johnston Boulevard
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828)232-4291
    1.6 K-4 296

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