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Avery County High School

Newland, NC


Avery County High School
401 Avery County High School Road
Newland, NC  28657
Phone: 828-733-3151
Avery County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 333
Type: Regular School  
Avery County High School

Avery County High School


State Ranking

#443
Statewide High School Ranking: Avery County High School is ranked #443 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (16th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Avery County High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Avery County, NC. Avery County High School has an enrollment of approximately 333 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

59.7
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Avery County High School had a Student Growth Score of 59.7. This placed Avery County High School in the 18th 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 14.7 27th 17.3
Math 16.3 20th 18.8
Reading 16.9 31st 18.9
Science 16.4 27th 18.6
Writing 4.7 27th 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 Avery County High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 32% - Level 1
 32% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 24% - Level 3
 24% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 28% - Level 1
 28% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 535
Math 535
Composite Score 1070
SAT Participation Rate 18 %

Avery County High had an average SAT score of 1070 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #127 out of 478 NC high schools (73rd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Avery County High was 18% 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
 88% - Avery County High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 88% - Avery County 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 - N/A
 
 Black - N/A
 Hispanic - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 
 Two or More Races - N/A
 White - 89%
 White - 89%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Avery County 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 Avery County High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Avery High STEM Academy 10 0.0 miles Newland, NC Regular 9-12
Avery Middle School 8 0.2 miles Newland, NC Regular 6-8
Newland Elementary School 4 1.1 miles Newland, NC Regular PK-5
Freedom Trail Elementary School 7 4.6 miles Elk Park, NC Regular PK-5
Banner Elk Elementary School 8 6.3 miles Banner Elk, NC Regular PK-5
Riverside Elementary School 6 7.9 miles Newland, NC Regular PK-5
Valle Crucis Elementary School 7 12.5 miles Sugar Grove, NC Regular PK-8
Mitchell High School 5 13.0 miles Bakersville, NC Regular 9-12
Gouge Elementary School 5 13.6 miles Bakersville, NC Regular K-4
Bowman Middle School 6 13.8 miles Bakersville, NC Regular 5-8
Blowing Rock Elementary School 10 14.2 miles Blowing Rock, NC Regular PK-8
Harris Middle School 8 14.4 miles Spruce Pine, NC Regular 6-8
Deyton Elementary School 7 14.5 miles Spruce Pine, NC Regular 3-5
Bethel Elementary School 7 16.1 miles Sugar Grove, NC Regular K-8
Cove Creek Elementary School 7 16.3 miles Vilas, NC Regular PK-8
Collettsville School 9 16.3 miles Collettsville, NC Regular K-8
Hardin Park Elementary School 10 17.9 miles Boone, NC Regular PK-8
Cranberry Middle School 9 17.9 miles Elk Park, NC Regular 6-8
Watauga High School 9 18.1 miles Boone, NC Regular 9-12
Micaville Elementary School 9 19.3 miles Burnsville, NC Regular K-5