Avery County Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 11 public schools serving 2,061 students in Avery County Schools School District. Avery County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Avery County Schools School District are Cranberry Middle School, Banner Elk Elementary School and Crossnore Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Avery County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 47% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameAvery County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.averyschools.net
School District Phone Number(828) 733-6006
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools11 Schools2,692 Schools
# of Students2,061 Students1,552,877 Students
# of Teachers164 Teachers99,390 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

Avery County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 289 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 290 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Avery County Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avery County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avery County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Avery County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.270.68
# of American Indian Students6 Students20,174 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students18 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students239 Students271,308 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
18%
# of Black Students6 Students393,564 Students
% Black Students
n/a
25%
# of White Students1,752 Students749,494 Students
% White Students
85%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students37 Students66,117 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:9318,721
# of Students in Kindergarten:149115,151
# of Students in 1st Grade:139115,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:149117,101
# of Students in 3rd Grade:144121,285
# of Students in 4th Grade:163122,938
# of Students in 5th Grade:157123,109
# of Students in 6th Grade:166119,917
# of Students in 7th Grade:137117,078
# of Students in 8th Grade:157110,188
# of Students in 9th Grade:161130,053
# of Students in 10th Grade:139120,963
# of Students in 11th Grade:157114,911
# of Students in 12th Grade:150105,294
# of Ungraded Students: - 504

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,173 is higher than the state median of $10,287. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,436 is higher than the state median of $10,742. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$25 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Avery County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$26 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Avery County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,173$10,287
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Avery County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$12,436$10,742
This chart display average spending per public school student in Avery County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Avery County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cranberry Middle School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6230 North Highway 19e
    Elk Park, NC 28622
    (828) 733-2932

    Grades: 6-8 | 186 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Banner Elk Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    155 Orchard Lane
    Banner Elk, NC 28604
    (828) 737-5700

    Grades: PK-5 | 165 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Crossnore Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1000 Walt Clark Road
    Crossnore, NC 28616
    (828) 737-7204

    Grades: PK-5 | 216 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Avery Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    102 Old Montezuma Road
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0145

    Grades: 6-8 | 274 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Avery High Stem Academy Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 151 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Freedom Trail Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6110 North Us Hwy 19e
    Elk Park, NC 28622
    (828) 733-4744

    Grades: PK-5 | 208 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Newland Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-4911

    Grades: PK-5 | 288 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Riverside Elementary School Math: 40-49% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8020 Us 19e Hwy South
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 737-5600

    Grades: PK-5 | 117 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Avery County High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 373 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 733-0151

    Grades: 9 | 63 students
  • Rank: #10-1110.- 11.
    Blue Ridge Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50%
    76 Old Montezuma Rd
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828) 737-6011

    Grades: 6-12 | 20 students
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