Balfour Education Center



Balfour Education Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Balfour Education Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 4
8 11
9 12
10 20
11 23
12 42

Balfour Education Center is a public high school of the Henderson County School District located in Hendersonville, NC. It has 112 students in grades 6th through 12th. Balfour Education Center is the 530th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 19,863rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.1 to 1.

Total Students: 112
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.5

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Balfour Education Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 60
(54%)
2,032
(49%)
 Male 52
(46%)
2,096
(51%)

Balfour Education Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 78
(70%)
3,123
(76%)
 Hispanic 18
(16%)
630
(15%)
 Two or More 9
(8%)
148
(4%)
 Black 7
(6%)
144
(3%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
10
(0%)

Balfour Education Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 100
(89%)
1,603
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(8%)
319
(8%)
 Not Eligible 3
(3%)
2,206
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Balfour Education Center is ranked 433rd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Balfour Education Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Balfour Education Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 122
2006 180
2007 141
2008 127
2009 161
2010 128
2011 108
2012 112

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.2
2006 7.5
2007 6
2008 5.8
2009 8
2010 6.6
2011 6
2012 6.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64754098360656
2006 0.48333333333333
2007 0.46808510638298
2008 0.64566929133858
2009 0.75155279503106
2010 0.7734375
2011 0.96296296296296
2012 0.97321428571429

Compare Balfour Education Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
610.0% 6.1:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 97.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Balfour Education Center
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Public 06 - 12 112 6.1:1  
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West Henderson High School
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Fletcher Academy
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Heritage Hall International School
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Private PK - 12 54 5:1 4 miles
North Henderson High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,023 15.9:1 4 miles
Henderson County Early College
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Public 09 - 12 160 24:1 5 miles
East Henderson High School
East Flat Rock, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,006 14.9:1 5 miles
Veritas Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 375 13:1 7 miles
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Private 08 - 12 246 7:1 9 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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