Nesbitt Discovery Academy



Nesbitt Discovery Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Nesbitt Discovery Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 100
10 99
11 0
12 0

Nesbitt Discovery Academy is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Asheville, NC. It has 199 students in grades 9th through 10th. Nesbitt Discovery Academy is the 506th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 17,274th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 199
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11

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Nesbitt Discovery Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 106
(53%)
4,857
(52%)
 Female 93
(47%)
4,562
(48%)

Nesbitt Discovery Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 166
(83%)
6,971
(74%)
 Hispanic 18
(9%)
1,283
(14%)
 Asian 5
(3%)
130
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(3%)
407
(4%)
 Black 4
(2%)
579
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Nesbitt Discovery Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 130
(65%)
4,832
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 48
(24%)
3,844
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(11%)
743
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Nesbitt Discovery Academy is ranked 541st out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Nesbitt Discovery Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (34.7%) 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.

Nesbitt Discovery Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 N/A
2014 100
2015 199

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 18.2
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013
2014 0.28
2015 0.34673366834171

Compare Nesbitt Discovery Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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