School of Inquiry and Life Sciences



School of Inquiry and Life Sciences Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

School of Inquiry and Life Sciences Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 95
10 100
11 69
12 55

School of Inquiry and Life Sciences is a public high school of the Asheville City School District located in Asheville, NC. It has 319 students in grades 9th through 12th. School of Inquiry and Life Sciences is the 434th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 14,281st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.7 to 1.

Total Students: 319
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.4

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School of Inquiry and Life Sciences Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 185
(58%)
721
(52%)
 Male 134
(42%)
655
(48%)

School of Inquiry and Life Sciences Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 229
(72%)
881
(64%)
 Black 43
(13%)
292
(21%)
 Hispanic 24
(8%)
101
(7%)
 Two or More 12
(4%)
75
(5%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

School of Inquiry and Life Sciences Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 248
(78%)
914
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(19%)
410
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(3%)
52
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

School of Inquiry and Life Sciences is ranked 537th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of School of Inquiry and Life Sciences students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.3%) is 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.

School of Inquiry and Life Sciences Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 52
2006 95
2007 100
2008 155
2009 183
2010 204
2011 214
2012 243
2013 272
2014 299
2015 319

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 13.2
2007 11.5
2008 16.7
2009 21.5
2010 24
2011 23.3
2012 21.4
2013 22.3
2014 21
2015 20.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23076923076923
2006 0.28421052631579
2007 0.31
2008 0.21290322580645
2009 0.2568306010929
2010 0.22058823529412
2011 0.2196261682243
2012 0.25514403292181
2013 0.25367647058824
2014 0.21404682274247
2015 0.22257053291536

Compare School of Inquiry and Life Sciences to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,070.0% 20.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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