West Buncombe Elementary School

  • West Buncombe Elementary School serves 561 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (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 48% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • West Buncombe Elementary School's student population of 561 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Buncombe Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Buncombe Elementary School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#480 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Buncombe Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
18%
17%
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Black
4%
26%
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White
74%
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 West Buncombe Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.42n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in West Buncombe Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Buncombe Elementary 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 s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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