Avery County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 11 public schools managed by Avery County School District serving 2,183 students in Newland, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Avery County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Newland Avery County High School
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 406 students
  • Newland Avery High Stem Academy
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 127 students
  • Newland Avery High Viking Academy
    401 Avery County High School R
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0151

    Grades: 9-12 | 89 students
  • Newland Avery Middle School
    102 Old Montezuma Road
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-0145

    Grades: 6-8 | 293 students
  • Banner Elk Banner Elk Elementary School
    155 Orchard Lane
    Banner Elk, NC 28604
    (828)737-5700

    Grades: PK-5 | 180 students
  • Newland Blue Ridge Academy Alternative School
    76 Old Montezuma Rd
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-3567

    Grades: 6-12 | 23 students
  • Elk Park Cranberry Middle School
    6230 North Highway 19e
    Elk Park, NC 28622
    (828)733-2932

    Grades: 6-8 | 195 students
  • Crossnore Crossnore Elementary School
    1000 Walt Clark Road
    Crossnore, NC 28616
    (828)737-7204

    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
  • Elk Park Freedom Trail Elementary School
    6110 North Us Hwy 19e
    Elk Park, NC 28622
    (828)733-4744

    Grades: PK-5 | 228 students
  • Newland Newland Elementary School
    750 Linville Street
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)733-4911

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Newland Riverside Elementary School
    8020 Us 19e Hwy South
    Newland, NC 28657
    (828)737-5600

    Grades: PK-5 | 127 students

Overview

School District NameAvery County School District
# of Schools11
# of Students2,183
# of Teachers168
Student : Teacher Ratio13
# of Male Students1,086
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,097
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.25
# of American Indian Students6
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students13
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students243
% Hispanic Students
11%
# of Black Students9
% Black Students
n/a
# of White Students1,876
% White Students
86%
# of Hawaiian Students2
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students34
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:93
# of Students in Kindergarten:157
# of Students in 1st Grade:149
# of Students in 2nd Grade:165
# of Students in 3rd Grade:171
# of Students in 4th Grade:171
# of Students in 5th Grade:144
# of Students in 6th Grade:162
# of Students in 7th Grade:179
# of Students in 8th Grade:147
# of Students in 9th Grade:186
# of Students in 10th Grade:150
# of Students in 11th Grade:157
# of Students in 12th Grade:152
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Avery County School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avery County School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avery County School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Avery County School District and graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,910 is higher than the state average of $8,969. 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 $8,766. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$25 MM$8 MM
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Spending$25 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Avery County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,910$8,969
This chart display average revenue per student in Avery County School District and average revenue per student in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,008$8,766
This chart display average spending per student in Avery County School District and average spending per student in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Avery County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.25, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Newland Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.