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North Buncombe High School

Weaverville, NC


North Buncombe High School
890 Clarks Chapel Road
Weaverville, NC  28787
Phone: 828-645-4221
Buncombe County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,078
Type: Regular School  
North Buncombe High School

North Buncombe High School


Metro Area Ranking

#17
Metro Area High School Ranking: North Buncombe High School is ranked #17 out of 24 of the best high schools in Asheville and surrounding areas (29th percentile). Cick the link to see all 24 high schools.


State Ranking

#245
Statewide High School Ranking: North Buncombe High School is ranked #245 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (53rd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, North Buncombe High School is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Buncombe County, NC. North Buncombe High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,078 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

89.5
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: North Buncombe High School had a Student Growth Score of 89.5. This placed North Buncombe High School in the 82nd percentile of 2410 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 17.3 45th 17.5
Math 18.8 42nd 18.9
Reading 18.8 42nd 19.1
Science 18.7 44th 18.8
Writing 5.6 46th 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 North Buncombe High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 10% - Level 2
 10% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 577
Math 573
Composite Score 1150
SAT Participation Rate 42 %

North Buncombe High had an average SAT score of 1150 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #41 out of 491 NC high schools (92nd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at North Buncombe High was 42% 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
 90% - North Buncombe High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 90% - North Buncombe High School
 88% - 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 - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 Two or More Races - 2%
 White - 82%
 White - 82%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at North Buncombe High School for the 2016-2017 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 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for North Buncombe High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
North Buncombe Elementary School 6 0.8 miles Weaverville, NC Regular K-4
North Windy Ridge Intermediate School 8 1.0 miles Weaverville, NC Regular 5-6
North Buncombe Middle School 8 1.6 miles Weaverville, NC Regular 7-8
Weaverville Elementary School 9 3.5 miles Weaverville, NC Regular 2-4
Barnardsville Elementary School 7 6.0 miles Barnardsville, NC Regular K-4
Mars Hill Elementary School 9 6.6 miles Mars Hill, NC Regular K-5
Madison Early College High School 9 6.6 miles Marshall, NC Regular 9-13
Woodfin Elementary School 3 7.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Ira B Jones Elementary School 8 7.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Madison High School 5 8.4 miles Marshall, NC Regular 9-12
Eblen Intermediate School 4 9.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular 5-6
Erwin Middle School 4 9.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular 7-8
Claxton Elementary School 7 9.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
West Buncombe Elementary School 8 9.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4
Erwin High School 3 9.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Nesbitt Discovery Academy 10 9.3 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Emma Elementary School 5 10.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4
Isaac Dickson Elementary School 8 10.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Leicester Elementary School 3 10.1 miles Leicester, NC Regular K-4
Haw Creek Elementary School 9 10.4 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5