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Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Asheville


Asheville City Schools School District Details

Asheville City Schools School District
85 Mountain Street
Asheville, NC 28801

4,361 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Asheville City Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Asheville High School
419 Mc Dowell Street
Asheville, NC, 28803
09-12
Asheville Middle School
197 S French Broad Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801
06-08
Claxton Elementary School
241 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28801
KG-05
Hall Fletcher Elementary School
60 Ridgelawn Road
Asheville, NC, 28806
KG-06
Ira B Jones Elementary School
544 Kimberly Avenue
Asheville, NC, 28804
KG-05
Isaac Dickson Elementary School
90 Montford Ave.
Asheville, NC, 28801
KG-05
School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences
419 Mc Dowell Street
Asheville, NC, 28803
09-12
Vance Elementary School
98 Sulphur Springs Road
Asheville, NC, 28806
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.1% 52.5%
Black 25.2% 27.0%
Hispanic 8.2% 16.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.5% 57.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.2% 51.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 5.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,917 $29,258,910 51.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $568 $2,402,640 4.2%
Staff $513 $2,169,990 3.8%
General Administration $330 $1,395,900 2.4%
School Administration $752 $3,180,960 5.6%
Operation $1,141 $4,826,430 8.4%
Transportation $118 $499,140 0.9%
Other $535 $2,263,050 4.0%
Total Support $3,958 $16,742,340 29.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,635 $11,146,050 19.5%
Total Expenditures $13,510 $57,147,300 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,102 $7,831,432,242 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $430 $660,749,638 4.7%
Staff $271 $415,938,053 3.0%
General Administration $116 $177,611,565 1.3%
School Administration $541 $830,359,672 5.9%
Operation $708 $1,086,760,231 7.8%
Transportation $376 $577,643,896 4.1%
Other $269 $413,352,963 2.9%
Total Support $2,712 $4,162,738,812 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,319 $2,024,227,338 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,132 $14,018,618,976 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Buncombe County Schools School District Details

Buncombe County Schools School District
175 Bingham Road
Asheville, NC 28806

25,006 Students enrolled in District

44 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Buncombe County Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Avery's Creek Elementary School
15 Park South Boulevard
Arden, NC, 28704
KG-04
Barnardsville Elementary School
20 Hillcrest Drive
Barnardsville, NC, 28709
KG-04
Bell Elementary School
90 Maple Springs Road
Asheville, NC, 28805
KG-05
Black Mountain Elementary School
100 Flat Creek Road
Black Mountain, NC, 28711
04-05
Black Mountain Primary School
301 East State Street
Black Mountain, NC, 28711
KG-03
Candler Elementary School
121 Candler School Road
Candler, NC, 28715
KG-05
Cane Creek Middle School
570 Lower Brush Creek Road
Fletcher, NC, 28732
06-08
Community High School
235 Old Us 70
Swannanoa, NC, 28778
09-12
Early College School
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC, 28801
09-13
Eblen Intermediate School
59 Lee's Creek Road
Asheville, NC, 28806
05-06
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 76.0% 52.5%
Black 6.9% 27.0%
Hispanic 15.2% 16.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 3.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.6% 57.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.6% 51.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 5.2%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,074 $129,361,630 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $467 $11,906,165 5.0%
Staff $391 $9,968,545 4.2%
General Administration $68 $1,733,660 0.7%
School Administration $555 $14,149,725 5.9%
Operation $707 $18,024,965 7.5%
Transportation $390 $9,943,050 4.2%
Other $220 $5,608,900 2.3%
Total Support $2,798 $71,335,010 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,498 $38,191,510 16.0%
Total Expenditures $9,369 $238,862,655 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,102 $7,831,432,242 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $430 $660,749,638 4.7%
Staff $271 $415,938,053 3.0%
General Administration $116 $177,611,565 1.3%
School Administration $541 $830,359,672 5.9%
Operation $708 $1,086,760,231 7.8%
Transportation $376 $577,643,896 4.1%
Other $269 $413,352,963 2.9%
Total Support $2,712 $4,162,738,812 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,319 $2,024,227,338 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,132 $14,018,618,976 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%