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For the 2021 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 23,987 students in Buncombe County Schools School District. Buncombe County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Buncombe County Schools School District are Hominy Valley Elementary School, Glen Arden Elementary School and Black Mountain Primary. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Buncombe 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 51% (versus the 47% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameBuncombe County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.buncombeschools.org
School District Phone Number(828) 232-4160
School District Grades OfferedKG - 13
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools44 Schools2,692 Schools
# of Students23,987 Students1,552,877 Students
# of Teachers1,613 Teachers99,390 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Buncombe 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 88% has increased from 80% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#107 out of 290 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Buncombe County Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Buncombe 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)
46%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Buncombe 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
88%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Buncombe 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
0.480.68
# of American Indian Students73 Students20,174 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students300 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# of Hispanic Students3,999 Students271,308 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
18%
# of Black Students1,620 Students393,564 Students
% Black Students
7%
25%
# of White Students16,837 Students749,494 Students
% White Students
70%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students108 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,096 Students66,117 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - 18,721
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,761115,151
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,770115,664
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,738117,101
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,762121,285
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,942122,938
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,881123,109
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,809119,917
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,773117,078
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,754110,188
# of Students in 9th Grade:2,052130,053
# of Students in 10th Grade:2,046120,963
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,954114,911
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,745105,294
# of Ungraded Students: - 504

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,356 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 $10,675 is less 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$248 MM$9 MM
This chart display total revenue of Buncombe 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$256 MM$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Buncombe 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$10,356$10,287
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Buncombe 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$10,675$10,742
This chart display average spending per public school student in Buncombe 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.

Buncombe County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Hominy Valley Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    450 Enka Lake Road
    Candler, NC 28715
    (828) 665-0619

    Grades: K-4 | 400 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Glen Arden Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    50 Pinehurst Circle
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828) 654-1800

    Grades: K-4 | 574 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Black Mountain Primary Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    301 East State Street
    Black Mountain, NC 28711
    (828) 669-2645

    Grades: K-3 | 394 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Haw Creek Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    21 Trinity Chapel Road
    Asheville, NC 28805
    (828) 298-4022

    Grades: K-5 | 401 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Weaverville Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    129 S Main Street
    Weaverville, NC 28787
    (828) 645-3127

    Grades: 2-4 | 348 students
  • Rank: #66.
    West Buncombe Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    175 Erwin Hills Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 232-4282

    Grades: K-4 | 547 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Cane Creek Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    570 Lower Brush Creek Road
    Fletcher, NC 28732
    (828) 628-0824

    Grades: 6-8 | 555 students
  • Rank: #7-87.-8.
    Fairview Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1355 Charlotte Hwy
    Fairview, NC 28730
    (828) 628-2732

    Grades: K-5 | 740 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Pisgah Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1495 Pisgah Hwy
    Candler, NC 28715
    (828) 670-5023

    Grades: K-4 | 168 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    North Buncombe Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    251 Flat Creek Church Rd
    Weaverville, NC 28787
    (828) 645-6054

    Grades: K-4 | 579 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Valley Springs Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    224 Long Shoals Road
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828) 654-1785

    Grades: 6-8 | 600 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Estes Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    275 Overlook Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 654-1795

    Grades: K-5 | 754 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    North Windy Ridge Intermediate Math: 63% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    20 Doan Road
    Weaverville, NC 28787
    (828) 658-1892

    Grades: 5-6 | 606 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Barnardsville Elementary School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    20 Hillcrest Drive
    Barnardsville, NC 28709
    (828) 626-2290

    Grades: K-4 | 148 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Black Mountain Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    100 Flat Creek Road
    Black Mountain, NC 28711
    (828) 669-5217

    Grades: 4-5 | 222 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    North Buncombe Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    51 N Buncombe School Road
    Weaverville, NC 28787
    (828) 645-7944

    Grades: 6-8 | 557 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Bell Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    90 Maple Springs Road
    Asheville, NC 28805
    (828) 298-3789

    Grades: K-5 | 290 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Koontz Intermediate Math: 51% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    305 Overlook Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 684-1295

    Grades: 5-6 | 741 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Owen Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    730 Old Us 70
    Swannanoa, NC 28778
    (828) 686-7739

    Grades: 6-8 | 524 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Avery's Creek Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    15 Park South Boulevard
    Arden, NC 28704
    (828) 654-1810

    Grades: K-4 | 589 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Sand Hill-venable Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    154 Sand Hill School Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 670-5028

    Grades: K-4 | 572 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Enka Intermediate Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    125 Asheville Commerce Parkway
    Candler, NC 28715
    (828) 255-1380

    Grades: 5-6 | 635 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Reynolds Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2 Rocket Drive
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 298-7484

    Grades: 6-8 | 521 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Candler Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    121 Candler School Road
    Candler, NC 28715
    (828) 670-5018

    Grades: K-4 | 435 students
  • Rank: #24-2524.- 25.
    Leicester Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    31 Gilbert Road
    Leicester, NC 28748
    (828) 683-2341

    Grades: K-4 | 425 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Early College Math: ≤10% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    340 Victoria Road
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 232-4123

    Grades: 9-13 | 232 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Nesbitt Discovery Academy Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    175 Bingham Rd Ste 10
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 271-4521

    Grades: 9-12 | 389 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Enka Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    390 Asbury Road
    Candler, NC 28715
    (828) 670-5010

    Grades: 7-8 | 592 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Williams Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    161 Bee Tree Road
    Swannanoa, NC 28778
    (828) 686-3856

    Grades: K-5 | 446 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Eblen Intermediate Math: 50% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    59 Lee's Creek Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 255-5757

    Grades: 5-6 | 698 students
  • Rank: #30-3130.- 31.
    Emma Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    37 Brickyard Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 232-4272

    Grades: K-4 | 356 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Owen High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    99 Lake Eden Road
    Black Mountain, NC 28711
    (828) 686-3852

    Grades: 9-12 | 768 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Reynolds High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1 Rocket Drive
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 298-2500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,207 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Roberson High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    250 Overlook Road
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 654-1765

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,573 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    North Buncombe High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    890 Clarks Chapel Road
    Weaverville, NC 28787
    (828) 645-4221

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,076 student
  • Show 9 more public schools in Buncombe County Schools School District (out of 44 total schools)
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