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Avery High STEM Academy

Newland, NC

Avery High STEM Academy
401 Avery County High School Rd
Newland, NC  28657
Phone: 828-733-3151
Avery County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 147
Type: Regular School  
Avery High STEM Academy

Avery High STEM Academy

State Ranking

Statewide High School Ranking: Avery High STEM Academy is ranked #53 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (90th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.

Overall, Avery High STEM Academy is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Avery County, NC. Avery High STEM Academy has an enrollment of approximately 147 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Avery High STEM Academy had a Student Growth Score of 80.6. This placed Avery High STEM Academy in the 63rd 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 21.6 79th 17.3
Math 21.4 66th 18.8
Reading 23.8 85th 18.9
Science 23 86th 18.6
Writing 6.9 73rd 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 High STEM Academy stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.

End of Course Scores

EOC English 2

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 89% - Level 4 (Solid)
 89% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1


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 - N/A
 Hispanic - N/A
 Two or More Races - N/A
 Two or More Races - N/A
 White - 98%
 White - 98%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
Avery County High School 2 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