Vance Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
98 Sulphur Springs Road
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone
(828) 350-6600
District
ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
470
Classroom Teachers
30

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 81.2% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Vance Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 48
Proficiency in Reading 62 44
Proficiency in Math 59 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 48
Proficiency in Reading 61 45
Proficiency in Math 58 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 47
Proficiency in Reading 52 41
Proficiency in Math 62 53

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.59
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.72
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Kindergarten 62 13.2%
Grade 1 82 17.4%
Grade 2 83 17.7%
Grade 3 85 18.1%
Grade 4 86 18.3%
Grade 5 72 15.3%
Total 470 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 65.2% 65.2% 51.0%
Black 19.0% 24.1% 26.6%
Hispanic 13.1% 9.0% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 1.2% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.8% 0.6% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 48.5% 40.6% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.9% 36.6% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.7% 3.9% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,466 10,273,419
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,838.5 208
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.5% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.9% 33.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.9% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 17,732 3,874,346
Single Parent Households With Children 7.0% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.8% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 54.2% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 10.4% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.3% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.5% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.6% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.2% 16.6%
$15,000 or less 15.5% 13.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,864 $30,359,472 38.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $499 $2,207,077 2.8%
Staff $557 $2,463,611 3.1%
General Administration $247 $1,092,481 1.4%
School Administration $691 $3,056,293 3.8%
Operation $1,118 $4,944,914 6.2%
Transportation $125 $552,875 0.7%
Other $531 $2,348,613 2.9%
Total Support $3,767 $16,661,441 20.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,419 $32,814,237 41.1%
Total Expenditures $18,050 $79,835,150 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,442 $8,441,203,249 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $425 $659,132,007 4.4%
Staff $311 $482,027,256 3.2%
General Administration $131 $203,931,060 1.4%
School Administration $561 $870,279,909 5.8%
Operation $712 $1,104,958,182 7.4%
Transportation $359 $556,694,959 3.7%
Other $285 $442,267,846 3.0%
Total Support $2,785 $4,319,313,970 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,383 $2,144,679,288 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,609 $14,905,154,259 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%