Clyde A Erwin High School

60 Lees Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 | (828) 232-4251
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,233
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2.5 out of 5 | 11 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,233 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 60 Lees Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28806
  • Principal or Admin: Dr James Brown
  • Fax: (828) 251-2893
  • Website:
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 340130
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,233
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 76.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 649 (52.6%)
  • Females: 584 (47.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 139 (11.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 544 (44.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 683 (55.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Clyde A Erwin High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian90.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Clyde A Erwin High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade40032.4%
10th Grade37130.1%
11th Grade27722.5%
12th Grade18515.0%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 2.5

2.5 out of 5 | 11 Reviews
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11 reviews for Clyde A Erwin High School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 16, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i go to erwin high right now, i have read ur post and frankly none of u know half the crap we deal with why dont u come and see for urselfs! this school sucks and the teachers are just half of it!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 25, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Erwins attempt to "change" is failing miserabily. The kids are treated like criminals. My daughter is a straight A student and has nver been in trouble but is still treated like she is a bad kid. The majority of the teachers dont care. The guidence counclers and office workers act like they are consently annoyed by the students and parents that come in. TERRIBLE
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 01, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I personally hated the school when I attended. I hated that it was all the way out there too.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 12, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Starting with erwin middle school then my son going to clyde a erwin high school.Kids using drugs and selling them is a big problem at both schools.The resource officer can only do something about it if the drugs are seen. And a whole lot isn't being seen.I,d like to get a group of parents together to help combat this problem. Because it's not going to get better.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 23, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I personally adore Erwin! The teachers are very sweet and truly care about the students. Students try very hard in everything they do. Most of the kids are very sweet. Students meet with counselors to discuss their schedules and college plans regularly. I also feel that no matter what school you send your child to, there is going to be inappropriate behavior and there will always be cliques. Also, I have witnessed Erwin regaining it's pride and I feel this is so important for maintaining a good atmosphere for the kids.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 21, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Unfortunately, I had no choice but to send my child to this school. If I could have afforded to send her elsewhere I would have. This school has deplorable communication with parents, a dreadful student success rate, and and among the worst guidance I have ever known. I wish I could sue the school for the damage it has caused my family for its lack of support, parent-school coolaboration, and implementation of basic protection for its students.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 24, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I graduated from this school a couple of years back. All the guidance counselors do is not attempt to even prepare students for the real world. They leave kids to their own devices to figure out their lives. I remember I was applying to some high end colleges and the guidance counselors were little help and I barely got accepted.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 01, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 14, 2007
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am very disappointed with this school.
    The drop out rate is terrible. My child is a junior and has yet to meet with a counselor. No career planning and no one taking an interest in the student's goals.The Administration at the School is not interested or is not receptive to feedback. The children of this district does VERY well in elementary school so what happens at the High School?

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