Avery County High School

401 High School Rd, Newland, NC 28657 | (828) 733-0151
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 670
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 670 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 1300, Newland, NC 28657
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Mark Garrett
  • Fax: (828) 733-1742
  • Website: www.averyschools.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Program Type: Cooperative Innovative High School
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Block
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 342885
School District Details
  • Avery County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,859
  • Graduation Rate: 79.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.5
  • Enrolled Students: 2,330

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 670
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 348 (51.9%)
  • Females: 322 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 80 (11.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 239 (35.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 319 (47.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Avery County High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.6%
Black60.9%
Asian30.4%
Hispanic233.4%
White63494.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Avery County High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade17125.5%
10th Grade18026.9%
11th Grade15423.0%
12th Grade16524.6%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
81.0%
District:
81.0%
State:
71.7%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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