Roberson High School

  • Roberson High School serves 1,591 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
  • Roberson High School operates within the Buncombe County s School District.
  • Buncombe County s School District's 76% graduation rate is equal to the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1591 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,591 students
Roberson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Roberson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Roberson High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Roberson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Roberson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Roberson High School American Indian Students (2006-2007)
Asian
3%
3%
Roberson High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
13%
16%
Roberson High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
11%
26%
Roberson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
69%
50%
Roberson High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Roberson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Roberson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Roberson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.45
Roberson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
52%
Roberson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Roberson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Buncombe County s School District's student population of 25,006 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,135 in this district is less than the state average of $11,110. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,369 is less than the state average of $11,529. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Buncombe County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
43
1
Number of Students Managed 25,006 912
Buncombe County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 76% 76%
Buncombe County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $233 MM $10 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $239 MM $11 MM
Buncombe County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,135 $11,110
Buncombe County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,369 $11,529
Buncombe County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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