Nesbitt Discovery Academy School

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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
175 Bingham Rd Ste 10
Asheville, NC 28806
Phone
(828) 271-4521
District
BUNCOMBE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
380
Classroom Teachers
18

* Nesbitt Discovery Academy School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 99.9% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Nesbitt Discovery Academy School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
97%
50%
97%
50%
97%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
21
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 100 26.3%
Grade 10 99 26.1%
Grade 11 88 23.2%
Grade 12 93 24.5%
Total 380 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 85.1% 71.1% 49.1%
Black 1.9% 7.2% 25.9%
Hispanic 8.3% 19.6% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.7% 1.3% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.8% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 19.5% 51.4% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 13.4% 42.7% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.1% 8.7% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 215,153 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 337.5 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.5% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.4% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 20.1% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 89,146 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children 6.8% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.5% 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 36.7% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.8% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.1% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.7% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.8% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.7% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 9.5% 11.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,245 $150,096,000 54.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $623 $14,980,000 5.5%
Staff $466 $11,210,000 4.1%
General Administration $77 $1,839,000 0.7%
School Administration $610 $14,657,000 5.3%
Operation $828 $19,904,000 7.3%
Transportation $426 $10,234,000 3.7%
Other $248 $5,957,000 2.2%
Total Support $3,278 $78,781,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,881 $45,215,000 16.5%
Total Expenditures $11,405 $274,092,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,802 $9,059,674,000 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $509 $795,465,000 4.9%
Staff $316 $493,610,000 3.1%
General Administration $146 $228,611,000 1.4%
School Administration $573 $894,498,000 5.5%
Operation $744 $1,162,232,000 7.2%
Transportation $392 $611,849,000 3.8%
Other $294 $459,181,000 2.8%
Total Support $2,975 $4,645,446,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,579 $2,465,278,000 15.2%
Total Expenditures $10,355 $16,170,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%