Ashe County High School



Ashe County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ashe 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
9 266
10 249
11 236
12 211

Ashe County High School is a public high school of the Ashe County School District located in West Jefferson, NC. It has 962 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ashe County High School is the 225th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,213th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.5 to 1.

Total Students: 962
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.25

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Ashe County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 507
(53%)
718
(50%)
 Male 455
(47%)
732
(50%)

Ashe County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 877
(91%)
1,303
(90%)
 Hispanic 64
(7%)
115
(8%)
 Two or More 11
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Black 5
(1%)
6
(0%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
8
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ashe County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 469
(49%)
663
(46%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 386
(40%)
632
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 107
(11%)
155
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ashe County High School is ranked 203rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ashe County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.2%) 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.

Ashe County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1019
2006 1005
2007 917
2008 946
2009 920
2010 926
2011 905
2012 942
2013 967
2014 953
2015 962

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.8
2006 12.7
2007 12
2008 12.4
2009 11.9
2010 13
2011 13.8
2012 14.9
2013 15.3
2014 14.3
2015 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40824337585868
2006 0.41791044776119
2007 0.45038167938931
2008 0.3953488372093
2009 0.46847826086957
2010 0.46328293736501
2011 0.47182320441989
2012 0.52547770700637
2013 0.55222337125129
2014 0.53200419727177
2015 0.51247401247401

Compare Ashe County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 51.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ashe County High School
West Jefferson, NC
Public 09 - 12 962 14.5:1  
Ashe County Middle School
Warrensville, NC
Public 07 - 08 488 12.8:1 6 miles
Mountain Pathways School
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Private UG - UG 83 6:1 15 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,351 13.3:1 16 miles
Oak Hill Academy
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Private 08 - 12 132 7:1 17 miles
West Wilkes High School
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Public 09 - 12 721 15.9:1 19 miles
Johnson County High School
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Public 09 - 12 619 13.2:1 19 miles
Johnson County Middle School
Mountain City, TN
Public 07 - 08 301 15.8:1 20 miles
Millers Creek Christian School
Millers Creek, NC
Private PK - 12 191 11:1 20 miles
Grayson County High School
Independence, VA
Public 08 - 12 676 13.5:1 25 miles
Wilkes Early College High School
Wilkesboro, NC
Public 09 - 13 218 24.2:1 25 miles
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