Roberson High School



Roberson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Roberson 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
9 449
10 405
11 390
12 352

Roberson High School is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Asheville, NC. It has 1,596 students in grades 9th through 12th. Roberson High School is the 78th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 2,972nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,596
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.89

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Roberson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 824
(52%)
4,857
(52%)
 Female 772
(48%)
4,562
(48%)

Roberson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,081
(68%)
6,971
(74%)
 Hispanic 216
(14%)
1,283
(14%)
 Black 192
(12%)
579
(6%)
 Two or More 62
(4%)
407
(4%)
 Asian 44
(3%)
130
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
31
(0%)

Roberson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,005
(63%)
4,832
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 490
(31%)
3,844
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 101
(6%)
743
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Roberson High School is ranked 155th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Roberson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.0%) 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.

Roberson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1543
2006 1463
2007 1454
2008 1601
2009 1601
2010 1495
2011 1501
2012 1482
2013 1575
2014 1591
2015 1596

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.1
2007 14.9
2008 16.5
2009 16.3
2010 15.3
2011 15.8
2012 15.1
2013 16.5
2014 16.9
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22618276085548
2006 0.23513328776487
2007 0.24965612104539
2008 0.23235477826359
2009 0.28169893816365
2010 0.3056856187291
2011 0.32711525649567
2012 0.3582995951417
2013 0.37587301587302
2014 0.36203645505971
2015 0.3703007518797

Compare Roberson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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