Roberson High School

  • Roberson High School serves 1,619 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Roberson High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Roberson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Roberson High School's student population of 1,619 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,619 students
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Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Roberson High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Roberson High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#535 out of 2555 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
16%
17%
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Black
12%
26%
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White
66%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Roberson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.530.67
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Graduation Rate
90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Roberson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuncombe County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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