Enka High School



Enka High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Enka 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
9 360
10 291
11 322
12 255

Enka High School is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Candler, NC. It has 1,228 students in grades 9th through 12th. Enka High School is the 160th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 4,625th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,228
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.33

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Enka High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 618
(50%)
4,857
(52%)
 Female 610
(50%)
4,562
(48%)

Enka High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 992
(81%)
6,971
(74%)
 Hispanic 160
(13%)
1,283
(14%)
 Two or More 40
(3%)
407
(4%)
 Black 25
(2%)
579
(6%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
130
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
31
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Enka High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 613
(50%)
4,832
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 511
(42%)
3,844
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 104
(8%)
743
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Enka High School is ranked 141st out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Enka High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Enka High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1323
2006 1305
2007 1246
2008 1339
2009 1262
2010 1275
2011 1253
2012 1258
2013 1254
2014 1237
2015 1228

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 16.6
2007 16.5
2008 17.4
2009 16.8
2010 16.8
2011 17.1
2012 16.8
2013 17.2
2014 17.1
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29327286470144
2006 0.28965517241379
2007 0.33788121990369
2008 0.35175504107543
2009 0.43343898573693
2010 0.45803921568627
2011 0.51077414205906
2012 0.51987281399046
2013 0.52312599681021
2014 0.49312853678254
2015 0.50081433224756

Compare Enka 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
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 50.1%
 

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