School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences

419 Mcdowell Street
Asheville, NC 28803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences serves 379 students in grades 9-12.
School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences's student population of 379 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students379 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1085 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio29:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
18%
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Black
17%
25%
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White
68%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.68
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAsheville City Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences is Asheville High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Asheville Middle School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Asheville Asheville High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 995 students
    0.0 miles
    419 Mcdowell Street
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 350-2500
    0 9-12 995
  • Asheville Early College Math: ≤10% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-13 | 232 students
    0.2 miles
    340 Victoria Road
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 232-4123
    0.2 9-13 232
  • Asheville Asheville Middle School Math: 44% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 769 students
    1.1 miles
    211 S French Broad Avenue
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 350-6200
    1.1 6-8 769
  • Asheville Hall Fletcher Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
    1.4 miles
    60 Ridgelawn Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 350-6400
    1.4 PK-5 328
  • Asheville Isaac Dickson Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 67% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    1.7 miles
    125 Hill Street
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 350-6800
    1.7 PK-5 509

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