Early College



Early College Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Early College Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 60
10 58
11 59
12 51

Early College is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Asheville, NC. It has 269 students in grades 9th through 13th. Early College is the 453rd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 15,462nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.2 to 1.

Total Students: 269
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 14

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Early College Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 174
(65%)
4,562
(48%)
 Male 95
(35%)
4,857
(52%)

Early College Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 203
(75%)
6,971
(74%)
 Hispanic 38
(14%)
1,283
(14%)
 Asian 11
(4%)
130
(1%)
 Two or More 11
(4%)
407
(4%)
 Black 4
(1%)
579
(6%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Early College Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 155
(58%)
4,832
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 87
(32%)
3,844
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(10%)
743
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Early College is ranked 469th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Early College students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.8%. 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.

Early College Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 99
2006 107
2007 151
2008 216
2009 226
2010 208
2011 218
2012 218
2013 261
2014 266
2015 269

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 11.6
2007 13.5
2008 17.6
2009 15.8
2010 13.6
2011 14.9
2012 15.6
2013 19.3
2014 19.9
2015 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24242424242424
2006 0.4018691588785
2007 0.3841059602649
2008
2009 0.41592920353982
2010 0.47115384615385
2011 0.43119266055046
2012 0.52293577981651
2013 0.45593869731801
2014 0.42481203007519
2015 0.42379182156134

Compare Early College to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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