School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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
419 Mc Dowell Street
Asheville, NC 28803
Phone
(828) 350-2700
District
ASHEVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
319
Classroom Teachers
15

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 81.8% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

School Of Inquiry And Life Sciences Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 51
Proficiency in Reading 81 49
Proficiency in Math 54 53

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.71
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.22
AVG FOR STATE 15.55
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 95 29.8%
Grade 10 100 31.3%
Grade 11 69 21.6%
Grade 12 55 17.2%
Total 319 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.6% 65.4% 51.8%
Black 14.0% 24.4% 26.8%
Hispanic 7.8% 8.6% 16.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.6% 1.5% 3.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.3% 42.6% 57.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 18.8% 38.0% 52.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.4% 4.6% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 39,669 10,273,419
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,802.3 208
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.4% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 39.1% 33.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 16.2% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 16,650 3,874,346
Single Parent Households With Children 7.6% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.0% 86.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 53.2% 29.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.2% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.2% 11.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.5% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.7% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.0% 20.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.6% 16.6%
$15,000 or less 16.8% 13.0%

Education 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 $5,068 $7,827,815,398 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $428 $660,545,534 4.7%
Staff $269 $415,760,021 3.0%
General Administration $115 $177,540,377 1.3%
School Administration $537 $829,564,776 5.9%
Operation $703 $1,086,134,287 7.8%
Transportation $374 $577,257,724 4.1%
Other $267 $413,041,807 2.9%
Total Support $2,694 $4,160,167,652 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,310 $2,023,749,222 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,073 $14,011,952,856 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%