Owen High School



Owen High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Owen 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
9 224
10 181
11 201
12 168

Owen High School is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Black Mountain, NC. It has 774 students in grades 9th through 12th. Owen High School is the 294th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,607th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.55

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Owen High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 415
(54%)
4,857
(52%)
 Female 359
(46%)
4,562
(48%)

Owen High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 611
(79%)
6,971
(74%)
 Hispanic 82
(11%)
1,283
(14%)
 Two or More 41
(5%)
407
(4%)
 Black 30
(4%)
579
(6%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
130
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Owen High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 398
(51%)
4,832
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(42%)
3,844
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(6%)
743
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Owen High School is ranked 271st out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Owen High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.6%) 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.

Owen High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 848
2006 839
2007 798
2008 876
2009 874
2010 891
2011 839
2012 820
2013 789
2014 779
2015 774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.5
2006 15.2
2007 14.8
2008 16.1
2009 16
2010 16.4
2011 15.6
2012 15.1
2013 14.8
2014 14.8
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32075471698113
2006 0.34326579261025
2007 0.34962406015038
2008 0.34703196347032
2009 0.39244851258581
2010 0.42536475869809
2011 0.48271752085816
2012 0.46951219512195
2013 0.46007604562738
2014 0.48523748395379
2015 0.48578811369509

Compare Owen High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.6%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

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