North Buncombe High School



North Buncombe High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Buncombe 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
9 316
10 268
11 277
12 227

North Buncombe High School is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Weaverville, NC. It has 1,088 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Buncombe High School is the 176th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,351st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,088
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.97

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North Buncombe High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 563
(52%)
4,815
(52%)
 Female 525
(48%)
4,520
(48%)

North Buncombe High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 965
(89%)
7,241
(78%)
 Hispanic 75
(7%)
983
(11%)
 Two or More 31
(3%)
376
(4%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
133
(1%)
 Black 5
(0%)
550
(6%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
45
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)

North Buncombe High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 668
(61%)
4,762
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 335
(31%)
3,832
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 85
(8%)
741
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Buncombe High School is ranked 226th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Buncombe High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

North Buncombe High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1121
2006 1030
2007 1044
2008 1147
2009 1141
2010 1156
2011 1092
2012 1088

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15.3
2007 15.9
2008 17.2
2009 17.9
2010 17.6
2011 17.3
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25334522747547
2006 0.27572815533981
2007 0.29885057471264
2008 0.2920662598082
2009 0.33567046450482
2010 0.34688581314879
2011 0.39102564102564
2012 0.38602941176471

Compare North Buncombe High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.6%
 
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Buncombe High School
Weaverville, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,088 17:1  
North Buncombe Middle School
Weaverville, NC
Public 07 - 08 662 15.4:1 2 miles
Carolina Christian School
Asheville, NC
Private PK - 12 129 4:1 5 miles
Madison Early College High School
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Public 09 - 12 147 17.3:1 7 miles
North Asheville Christian School
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Private PK - 12 145 8:1 7 miles
Madison High School
Marshall, NC
Public 09 - 12 659 12.6:1 9 miles
Odyssey Community School
Asheville, NC
Private PK - 12 114 5:1 9 miles
Erwin High School
Asheville, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,332 16.6:1 10 miles
Erwin Middle School
Asheville, NC
Public 07 - 08 839 15.1:1 10 miles
Temple Baptist School
Asheville, NC
Private PK - 12 111 9:1 11 miles
Buncombe County Middle College
Asheville, NC
Public 11 - 12 83 20.8:1 12 miles
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