Avery County High School



Avery County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Avery County 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 4
10 128
11 135
12 99

Avery County High School is a public high school of the Avery County School District located in Newland, NC. It has 366 students in grades 9th through 12th. Avery County High School is the 394th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 13,042nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.5 to 1.

Total Students: 366
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.84

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Avery County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 184
(50%)
467
(49%)
 Male 182
(50%)
482
(51%)

Avery County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 341
(93%)
848
(89%)
 Hispanic 18
(5%)
80
(8%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
11
(1%)
 Black 2
(1%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
6
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Avery County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 180
(49%)
421
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 159
(43%)
445
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(7%)
83
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Avery County High School is ranked 373rd out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Avery County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.8%) is slightly 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.

Avery County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 672
2006 701
2007 658
2008 709
2009 670
2010 647
2011 255
2012 366

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 13.7
2007 12.9
2008 14.5
2009 14.1
2010 14.5
2011 12.3
2012 20.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40029761904762
2006 0.35663338088445
2007 0.40121580547112
2008 0.42031029619182
2009 0.47611940298507
2010 0.4806800618238
2011 0.49019607843137
2012 0.50819672131148

Compare Avery County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,050.0% 20.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.8%
 

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Avery County High School
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Public 09 - 12 366 20.5:1  
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