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Owen High School

Black Mountain, NC


Owen High School
99 Lake Eden Road
Black Mountain, NC  28711
Phone: 828-686-3852
Buncombe County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 764
Type: Regular School  
Owen High School

Owen High School


Metro Area Ranking

#18
Metro Area High School Ranking: Owen High School is ranked #18 out of 24 of the best high schools in Asheville and surrounding areas (25th percentile). Cick the link to see all 24 high schools.


State Ranking

#285
Statewide High School Ranking: Owen High School is ranked #285 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (45th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Owen High School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Buncombe County, NC. Owen High School has an enrollment of approximately 764 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

86.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Owen High School had a Student Growth Score of 86.0. This placed Owen High School in the 74th 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 16.7 40th 17.5
Math 18.5 39th 18.9
Reading 18.1 37th 19.1
Science 18.1 39th 18.8
Writing 5.5 43rd 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 Owen 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)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 17% - Level 1
 17% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - 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 558
Math 531
Composite Score 1088
SAT Participation Rate 55 %

Owen High had an average SAT score of 1088 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #92 out of 491 NC high schools (81st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Owen High was 55% 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
 95% - Owen High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 95% - Owen 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 - 5%
 Black - 5%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 77%
 White - 77%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Owen Middle School 7 0.9 miles Swannanoa, NC Regular 6-8
Williams Elementary School 6 1.9 miles Swannanoa, NC Regular K-5
Community High School 1 2.1 miles Swannanoa, NC Regular 9-12
Black Mountain Primary School 8 3.1 miles Black Mountain, NC Regular K-3
Black Mountain Elementary School 7 3.3 miles Black Mountain, NC Regular 4-5
Fairview Elementary School 9 6.9 miles Fairview, NC Regular K-5
Bell Elementary School 6 7.0 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Haw Creek Elementary School 9 7.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Reynolds Middle School 7 7.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular 6-8
Reynolds High School 8 7.7 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Oakley Elementary School 3 8.7 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Ira B Jones Elementary School 8 9.9 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Cane Creek Middle School 9 10.1 miles Fletcher, NC Regular 6-8
Claxton Elementary School 7 10.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
School of Inquiry and Life Sciences 9 10.5 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Asheville High School 9 10.5 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Buncombe County Middle College 5 10.7 miles Asheville, NC Regular 11-12
Asheville Middle School 7 10.7 miles Asheville, NC Regular 6-8
Buncombe County Early College 10 10.8 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-13
Isaac Dickson Elementary School 8 10.9 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5