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
9 280
10 239
11 226
12 197

Ashe County High School is a public high school of the Ashe County School District located in West Jefferson, NC. It has 942 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ashe County High School is the 218th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 6,213th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.9 to 1.

Total Students: 942
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.26

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Ashe County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 486
(52%)
746
(51%)
 Female 456
(48%)
707
(49%)

Ashe County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 857
(91%)
1,317
(91%)
 Hispanic 63
(7%)
100
(7%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
23
(2%)
 Black 3
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ashe County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 447
(47%)
656
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 368
(39%)
617
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 127
(13%)
180
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ashe County High School is ranked 160th out of 0 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 (52.5%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Ashe County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ashe County High School
West Jefferson, NC
Public 09 - 12 942 14.9:1  
Ashe County Middle School
Warrensville, NC
Public 07 - 08 511 13.6:1 6 miles
Watauga High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,461 14:1 16 miles
West Wilkes High School
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Johnson County High School
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Public 09 - 12 663 13.8:1 19 miles
Johnson County Middle School
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Public 07 - 08 351 18.5:1 20 miles
Millers Creek Christian School
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Private PK - 12 201 10:1 20 miles
Mountain Youth Academy
Mountain City, TN
Private KG - 11 53 13:1 21 miles
Gordon Baptist Christian School
North Wilkesboro, NC
Private PK - 12 79 9:1 24 miles
Wilkes Early College High School
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Public 09 - 12 218 24.3:1 25 miles
Grayson County High School
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Public 08 - 12 742 13.5:1 25 miles
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