Asheville High School



Asheville High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Asheville High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 252
10 261
11 286
12 231

Asheville High School is a public high school of the Asheville City School District located in Asheville, NC. It has 1,030 students in grades 9th through 12th. Asheville High School is the 192nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,679th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,030
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 87.9

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Asheville High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 521
(51%)
648
(51%)
 Male 509
(49%)
625
(49%)

Asheville High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 582
(57%)
757
(59%)
 Black 307
(30%)
334
(26%)
 Two or More 77
(7%)
93
(7%)
 Hispanic 45
(4%)
61
(5%)
 Asian 18
(2%)
27
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Asheville High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 583
(57%)
764
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 409
(40%)
462
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(4%)
47
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Asheville High School is ranked 204th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Asheville High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (43.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Asheville High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1167
2006 1067
2007 986
2008 946
2009 928
2010 931
2011 1014
2012 1030

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12
2006 11.8
2007 11.2
2008 11.1
2009 11.2
2010 11.2
2011 11.5
2012 11.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29734361610968
2006 0.30740393626992
2007 0.36916835699797
2008 0.36786469344609
2009 0.38685344827586
2010 0.41031149301826
2011 0.42406311637081
2012 0.43398058252427

Compare Asheville High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,170.0% 11.7:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 43.4%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Asheville High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,030 11.7:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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