Owen Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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
730 Old Us 70
Swannanoa, NC 28778
Phone
(828) 686-7739
District
BUNCOMBE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
BUNCOMBE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
529
Classroom Teachers
41

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

6

(10 is best)

Better than 59.9% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Owen Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 47
Proficiency in Reading 59 50
Proficiency in Math 46 44

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 48 47
Proficiency in Reading 51 49
Proficiency in Math 45 44

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 41
Proficiency in Reading 49 41
Proficiency in Math 41.8 41

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.95
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.06
AVG FOR STATE 15.48
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 171 32.3%
Grade 7 179 33.8%
Grade 8 179 33.8%
Total 529 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.2% 73.9% 51.0%
Black 4.5% 7.1% 26.6%
Hispanic 12.2% 16.8% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.4% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.7% 1.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 59.4% 54.3% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 49.7% 47.1% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.6% 7.2% 4.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 211,802 10,383,620
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 332.3 210
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.5% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.7% 32.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 27.9% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.9% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 87,675 3,918,597
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 11.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.3% 87.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 35.5% 30.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 7.1% 9.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 11.5% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.0% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.4% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 22.2% 19.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 18.2% 16.0%
$15,000 or less 10.6% 12.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,559 $136,545,717 52.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $495 $12,158,685 4.7%
Staff $458 $11,249,854 4.3%
General Administration $71 $1,743,973 0.7%
School Administration $575 $14,123,725 5.4%
Operation $764 $18,766,132 7.2%
Transportation $391 $9,604,133 3.7%
Other $228 $5,600,364 2.2%
Total Support $2,983 $73,271,429 28.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,069 $50,820,847 19.5%
Total Expenditures $10,611 $260,637,993 100.0%
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%