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Asheville High School

Asheville, NC


Asheville High School
419 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC  28803
Phone: 828-350-2500
Buncombe County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 925
Type: Regular School  
Asheville High School

Asheville High School


Metro Area Ranking

#5
Metro Area High School Ranking: Asheville High School is ranked #5 out of 24 of the best high schools in Asheville and surrounding areas (79th percentile). Cick the link to see all 24 high schools.


State Ranking

#80
Statewide High School Ranking: Asheville High School is ranked #80 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (85th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Asheville High School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Buncombe County, NC. Asheville High School has an enrollment of approximately 925 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

61.7
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Asheville High School had a Student Growth Score of 61.7. This placed Asheville High School in the 22nd percentile of 2368 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 20.8 74th 17.3
Math 20.7 59th 18.8
Reading 22.1 72nd 18.9
Science 21 68th 18.6
Writing 7.3 81st 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Asheville High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 10% - Level 2
 10% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 27% - Level 1
 27% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 589
Math 559
Composite Score 1148
SAT Participation Rate 68 %

Asheville High had an average SAT score of 1148 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #57 out of 478 NC high schools (88th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Asheville High was 68% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 87% - Asheville High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 87% - Asheville High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 22%
 Black - 22%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 63%
 White - 63%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Asheville High School for the 2017-2018 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Asheville High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
School of Inquiry and Life Sciences 10 0.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Buncombe County Middle College 6 0.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular 11-12
Buncombe County Early College 8 0.3 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-13
Asheville Middle School 7 1.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular 6-8
Hall Fletcher Elementary School 5 1.3 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Isaac Dickson Elementary School 8 1.7 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Oakley Elementary School 3 2.3 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Claxton Elementary School 8 2.4 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Vance Elementary School 8 2.8 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Emma Elementary School 4 2.9 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4
Nesbitt Discovery Academy 10 3.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Haw Creek Elementary School 9 3.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Bell Elementary School 6 3.5 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Johnston Elementary School 1 3.9 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4
Ira B Jones Elementary School 8 4.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Woodfin Elementary School 3 4.5 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Reynolds High School 7 4.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Reynolds Middle School 7 4.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular 6-8
Eblen Intermediate School 5 5.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular 5-6
West Buncombe Elementary School 9 5.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4