Avery County Schools School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 11 public schools in Avery County Schools School District, serving 2,061 students.
  • Public school in Avery County School School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 46% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
  • The top ranked public school in Avery County Schools School District are Avery High Stem Academy, Crossnore Elementary School and Banner Elk Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

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 Schools2,691 Schools
# of Students2,061 Students1,553,334 Students
# of Teachers164 Teachers99,422 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1

District Comparison

  • Avery County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 282 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.270.68
# of American Indian Students6 Students20,234 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students18 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students239 Students271,377 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
18%
# of Black Students6 Students393,741 Students
% Black Students
n/a
25%
# of White Students1,752 Students749,630 Students
% White Students
85%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students37 Students66,132 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:9318,734
# of Students in Kindergarten:149115,168
# of Students in 1st Grade:139115,683
# of Students in 2nd Grade:149117,119
# of Students in 3rd Grade:144121,308
# of Students in 4th Grade:163122,953
# of Students in 5th Grade:157123,129
# of Students in 6th Grade:166120,029
# of Students in 7th Grade:137117,179
# of Students in 8th Grade:157110,307
# 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 $10,910 is higher than the state average of $9,334. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,008 is higher than the state average of $9,122. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$25 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Avery County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$25 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Avery County Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,910$9,334
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Avery County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,008$9,122
This chart display average spending per public school student in Avery County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Avery County Schools School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Avery County High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 373 students
  • Avery High Stem Academy Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank: Top 5%
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 151 students
  • Avery High Viking Academy
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151

    Grades: 9 | 63 students
  • Avery Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    102 Old Montezuma Road
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0145

    Grades: 6-8 | 274 students
  • Banner Elk Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    155 Orchard Lane
    Banner Elk, NC 28604
    (828)737-5700

    Grades: PK-5 | 165 students
  • Blue Ridge Academy Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    76 Old Montezuma Rd
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)737-6011

    Grades: 6-12 | 20 students
  • Cranberry Middle School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 30%
    6230 North Highway 19e
    Elk Park, NC 28622
    (828)733-2932

    Grades: 6-8 | 186 students
  • Crossnore Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1000 Walt Clark Road
    Crossnore, NC 28616
    (828)737-7204

    Grades: PK-5 | 216 students
  • Freedom Trail Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 30%
    6110 North Us Hwy 19e
    Elk Park, NC 28622
    (828)733-4744

    Grades: PK-5 | 208 students
  • Newland Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 30%
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-4911

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

    Grades: PK-5 | 117 students
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