300 Go Pioneers Drive
Boone, NC 28607
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Watauga Innovation Academy serves 293 students in grades 9-12.
Watauga Innovation Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Watauga Innovation Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Watauga Innovation Academy's student population of 293 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
293 students
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School Rankings

Watauga Innovation Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Watauga Innovation Academy is 0.17, 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 Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#567 out of 2571 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
15:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
1%
25%
White
91%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 293 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.17 (Btm 50%)

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