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
9 314
10 301
11 282
12 232

North Buncombe High School is a public high school of the Buncombe County School District located in Weaverville, NC. It has 1,129 students in grades 9th through 12th. North Buncombe High School is the 181st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 5,203rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,129
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.95

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North Buncombe High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 596
(53%)
4,857
(52%)
 Female 533
(47%)
4,562
(48%)

North Buncombe High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 974
(86%)
6,971
(74%)
 Hispanic 114
(10%)
1,283
(14%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
407
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
31
(0%)
 Asian 5
(0%)
130
(1%)
 Black 4
(0%)
579
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

North Buncombe High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 681
(60%)
4,832
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(35%)
3,844
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(5%)
743
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

North Buncombe High School is ranked 230th out of 646 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 (39.7%) 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.

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
2013 1103
2014 1115
2015 1129

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
2013 16.7
2014 17.6
2015 17.7

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
2013 0.39256572982774
2014 0.39551569506726
2015 0.39681133746678

Compare North Buncombe High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,770.0% 17.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
North Buncombe High School
Weaverville, NC
Public 09 - 12 1,129 17.7:1  
North Buncombe Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 602 14.8:1 2 miles
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