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Avery County Schools


Avery County Schools is located in west North Carolina. Avery County Schools has 247.09 square miles of land area and 0.14 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Avery County Schools population is 17,739. Avery County Schools median household income is $38,138 in 2010-2014. Avery County Schools median house value is $144,700 in 2010-2014. On average, Avery County Schools is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (95 out of 104, bottom 9%)
Elementary/Middle School: (34 out of 115, top 30%)*
Rank: #75
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:11
Population17,739 (2010-2014), rank #95
Population Growth-0.92% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:71.75/sq mi, rank #82
Median Household Income:$38,138 at 2010-2014—9.98% increase since 2005-2009, rank #72
Median House Price:$144,700 at 2010-2014—-0.21% increase since 2005-2009, rank #42
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:247.09 sq mi, rank #92
Water Area:0.14 sq mi (0.06%), rank #110
State:North Carolina
County:Avery County
City:Newland, Pineola, Crossnore, Elk Park, Minneapolis, Linville, Grandfather, Spruce Pine, Linville Falls, Banner Elk, Collettsville, Blowing Rock, Sugar Grove, Sugar Mountain, Seven Devils, Beech Mountain
Zip:28657, 28662, 28616, 28622, 28652, 28646, 28777, 28647, 28604, 28611, 28605, 28679
Area:Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC;Boone, NC
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Avery County Schools Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

775 Cranberry St
Newland NC, 28657, Avery County
Phone: 828-733-6006

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:2,1552,2452,2622,2392,3302,3642,354
English Language Learner Students:128130122120121123137
Total Teachers:166.05168.76165.03165.50172.19179.00191.90
Total Other Staff:183.59182.11183.06184.94191.37204.60209.60
Instructional Aides:36.5237.9540.1041.6045.3453.2059.30
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:1.001.561.
Total Guidance Counselors:4.352.771.622.503.003.006.20
Elementary Guidance Counselors:
Secondary Guidance Counselors:3.351.770.622.
Other Guidance Counselors:
Librarians/Media Specialists:4.503.001.742.805.004.604.00
Library/Media Support:
District Administrators:
District Administrative Support:13.6912.6513.2513.4411.4212.0012.00
School Administrators:11.5012.0012.9112.0011.0011.0012.50
School Administrative Support:14.8715.8814.8814.7614.7916.1016.40
Student Support Services:26.8824.5927.5025.5126.1422.6020.30
Other Support Services:63.2864.7162.8861.3362.6867.2067.10
Student-Teacher Ratio:12.9813.3013.7113.5313.5313.2112.27


Avery County HighGrade 9 to Grade 12   401 High School Rd, Newland NC 28657
Avery High Stem Academy Grade 9 to Grade 12   401 High School Rd, Newland NC 28657
Avery High Viking Academy Grade 9 to Grade 12   401 High School Rd, Newland NC 28657
Avery MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   102 Old Montezuma Rd, Newland NC 28657
Banner Elk ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   155 Orchard Ln, Banner Elk NC 28604
Blue Ridge Academy Grade 6 to Grade 12   102 Old Montezuma Rd, Newland NC 28657
Cranberry MiddleGrade 6 to Grade 8   6230 North Hwy 19e, Elk Park NC 28622
Crossnore ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   1000 Walt Clark Rd, Crossnore NC 28616
Freedom Trail ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   6110 North Us Hwy 19e, Elk Park NC 28622
Newland ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   750 Linville St, Newland NC 28657
Riverside ElementaryPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8020 Us 19e Hwy South, Newland NC 28657

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
EOC Test
2006Algebra IEnd of course% met std92.7%82.6%
2007Algebra IEnd of course% met std68.9%66.7%
2008Algebra IEnd of course% met std80.8%69%
2009Algebra IEnd of course% met std78.2%67.7%
2010Algebra IEnd of course% met std83.7%77.8%
2011Algebra IEnd of course% met std61.8%76.7%
2012Algebra IEnd of course% met std88.7%78.7%
2013Algebra IEnd of course% met std19.7%36.3%
2006Algebra IIEnd of course% met std83.8%80.3%
2007Algebra IIEnd of course% met std52.6%65.1%
2008Algebra IIEnd of course% met std58.8%67.2%
2009Algebra IIEnd of course% met std74.8%72.9%
2010Algebra IIEnd of course% met std86.7%84.9%
2011Algebra IIEnd of course% met std67.4%82.3%
2006BiologyEnd of course% met std57.4%63.4%
2007BiologyEnd of course% met std55.9%65.3%
2008BiologyEnd of course% met std73.5%68%
2009BiologyEnd of course% met std68.7%71.2%
2010BiologyEnd of course% met std88.6%81.2%
2011BiologyEnd of course% met std69.3%79.9%
2012BiologyEnd of course% met std81.3%83%
2013BiologyEnd of course% met std56.1%45.6%
2006ChemistryEnd of course% met std74.1%77.1%
2008ChemistryEnd of course% met std72%71.8%
2009ChemistryEnd of course% met std84.5%77.7%
2006Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std77.6%60.1%
2007Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std66.4%65.8%
2008Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std73.7%68.5%
2009Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std64.7%71.4%
2010Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std90.9%78.7%
2011Civics and EconomicsEnd of course% met std89%80%
2006English IEnd of course% met std78%82.8%
2007English IEnd of course% met std74.9%72.1%
2008English IEnd of course% met std72.8%73.1%
2009English IEnd of course% met std73.9%73.8%
2010English IEnd of course% met std84%82.4%
2011English IEnd of course% met std87.3%80.6%
2012English IEnd of course% met std81.5%82.9%
2013English IIEnd of course% met std49.7%51.2%
2006GeometryEnd of course% met std76.4%68.8%
2007GeometryEnd of course% met std57.4%63.3%
2008GeometryEnd of course% met std66.1%67.9%
2009GeometryEnd of course% met std75.5%73.3%
2010GeometryEnd of course% met std88.8%82.3%
2006Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std70%69.1%
2010Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std66.3%76.4%
2011Physical ScienceEnd of course% met std35.5%76.5%
2006PhysicsEnd of course% met std87.5%85.1%
2008PhysicsEnd of course% met std87.5%81.5%
2006US HistoryEnd of course% met std76.2%56.8%
2007US HistoryEnd of course% met std86%64.6%
2008US HistoryEnd of course% met std78.2%66.5%
2009US HistoryEnd of course% met std77.2%71.2%
2010US HistoryEnd of course% met std74.3%81.6%
2011US HistoryEnd of course% met std80.6%81.5%
EOG Test
2006Mathematics10th Grade% met std8.3%17.6%
2008Mathematics10th Grade% met std14.3%25.1%
2006Reading10th Grade% met std< 5.0%18.5%
2006Writing10th Grade% met std57.4%54.1%
2007Writing10th Grade% met std47.2%51.8%
2008Writing10th Grade% met std71%71.9%
2009Writing10th Grade% met std79.3%70.1%
2010Writing10th Grade% met std75.1%69.4%
2011Writing10th Grade% met std63%69.9%
2006Mathematics3rd Grade% met std67.3%67.8%
2007Mathematics3rd Grade% met std63.4%70.9%
2008Mathematics3rd Grade% met std70.7%73.2%
2009Mathematics3rd Grade% met std91%81.3%
2010Mathematics3rd Grade% met std89.5%81.9%
2011Mathematics3rd Grade% met std85.2%82.1%
2012Mathematics3rd Grade% met std79.9%82.8%
2013Mathematics3rd Grade% met std40.1%46.8%
2006Reading3rd Grade% met std89.3%82.9%
2007Reading3rd Grade% met std84.6%81.8%
2008Reading3rd Grade% met std54.3%54.5%
2009Reading3rd Grade% met std68.5%65.5%
2010Reading3rd Grade% met std72.8%66.4%
2011Reading3rd Grade% met std71.6%67.6%
2012Reading3rd Grade% met std69.2%68.8%
2013Reading3rd Grade% met std38.9%45.2%
2006Mathematics4th Grade% met std64.7%65%
2007Mathematics4th Grade% met std71.7%67.7%
2008Mathematics4th Grade% met std55.4%72.8%
2009Mathematics4th Grade% met std87%81.5%
2010Mathematics4th Grade% met std80.8%83%
2011Mathematics4th Grade% met std91.7%83.8%
2012Mathematics4th Grade% met std87.9%85.1%
2013Mathematics4th Grade% met std47.7%47.6%
2006Reading4th Grade% met std81%83.4%
2007Reading4th Grade% met std93.4%85.2%
2008Reading4th Grade% met std60.7%59.2%
2009Reading4th Grade% met std71.2%69.1%
2010Reading4th Grade% met std77.3%71.6%
2011Reading4th Grade% met std79.3%71.6%
2012Reading4th Grade% met std76.4%71.6%
2013Reading4th Grade% met std50.0%43.7%
2006Writing4th Grade% met std65%49.5%
2007Writing4th Grade% met std57.1%52%
2008Writing4th Grade% met std56%58.7%
2006Mathematics5th Grade% met std60.1%63.1%
2007Mathematics5th Grade% met std64.5%66.7%
2008Mathematics5th Grade% met std73.4%69.6%
2009Mathematics5th Grade% met std79.9%80.1%
2010Mathematics5th Grade% met std90.3%81.2%
2011Mathematics5th Grade% met std82.4%82%
2012Mathematics5th Grade% met std85.7%82.1%
2013Mathematics5th Grade% met std48.4%47.7%
2006Reading5th Grade% met std89.5%88.4%
2007Reading5th Grade% met std91.9%89.3%
2008Reading5th Grade% met std66.7%55.6%
2009Reading5th Grade% met std69.5%68.5%
2010Reading5th Grade% met std79.5%71.1%
2011Reading5th Grade% met std80.6%72.3%
2012Reading5th Grade% met std79.2%72.3%
2013Reading5th Grade% met std43.4%39.5%
2008Science5th Grade% met std67.2%40.1%
2009Science5th Grade% met std71.3%60.8%
2010Science5th Grade% met std83.5%68.9%
2011Science5th Grade% met std80.6%73.4%
2012Science5th Grade% met std81%75.9%
2013Science5th Grade% met std49.7%45.4%
2006Mathematics6th Grade% met std67.9%61.9%
2007Mathematics6th Grade% met std60.1%64.6%
2008Mathematics6th Grade% met std66.7%68.2%
2009Mathematics6th Grade% met std89.1%78.1%
2010Mathematics6th Grade% met std92.3%80.5%
2011Mathematics6th Grade% met std> 95.0%80.7%
2012Mathematics6th Grade% met std86.5%80.5%
2013Mathematics6th Grade% met std29.1%38.9%
2006Reading6th Grade% met std87.1%81.5%
2007Reading6th Grade% met std83.8%82.5%
2008Reading6th Grade% met std64.5%59.3%
2009Reading6th Grade% met std78.7%71%
2010Reading6th Grade% met std78%75.3%
2011Reading6th Grade% met std81.3%75.1%
2012Reading6th Grade% met std78.8%75.2%
2013Reading6th Grade% met std45.3%46.4%
2006Mathematics7th Grade% met std76.1%61.8%
2007Mathematics7th Grade% met std75.7%63.5%
2008Mathematics7th Grade% met std62.1%67.3%
2009Mathematics7th Grade% met std87.8%78.4%
2010Mathematics7th Grade% met std81.6%80.2%
2011Mathematics7th Grade% met std75.1%81.1%
2012Mathematics7th Grade% met std90.1%81.1%
2013Mathematics7th Grade% met std37.3%38.5%
2006Reading7th Grade% met std89.4%86.4%
2007Reading7th Grade% met std89.5%86.3%
2008Reading7th Grade% met std54.2%51.1%
2009Reading7th Grade% met std73.9%65%
2010Reading7th Grade% met std77%66.8%
2011Reading7th Grade% met std64.5%67.8%
2012Reading7th Grade% met std76.6%68.2%
2013Reading7th Grade% met std51.8%47.8%
2006Writing7th Grade% met std47.2%46%
2007Writing7th Grade% met std44.4%50.4%
2008Writing7th Grade% met std54.7%57.5%
2006Mathematics8th Grade% met std64.3%60.7%
2007Mathematics8th Grade% met std68.3%65.1%
2008Mathematics8th Grade% met std67.2%68.2%
2009Mathematics8th Grade% met std82%80.4%
2010Mathematics8th Grade% met std88.9%83.9%
2011Mathematics8th Grade% met std86%84.4%
2012Mathematics8th Grade% met std83%85.2%
2013Mathematics8th Grade% met std29.2%34.2%
2006Reading8th Grade% met std94.4%86.9%
2007Reading8th Grade% met std87.6%87.9%
2008Reading8th Grade% met std62%54.2%
2009Reading8th Grade% met std74%66.6%
2010Reading8th Grade% met std73.1%69.5%
2011Reading8th Grade% met std78.7%69.8%
2012Reading8th Grade% met std65.3%71.1%
2013Reading8th Grade% met std46.1%41.0%
2008Science8th Grade% met std59.2%51.7%
2009Science8th Grade% met std75.3%67.6%
2010Science8th Grade% met std83.6%72.8%
2011Science8th Grade% met std82.9%74.9%
2012Science8th Grade% met std79.5%77.3%
2013Science8th Grade% met std65.2%59.1%

Some data by SchoolDigger.com.

School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$23,782,000$10,514 $25,997,000$11,611 $24,494,000$10,512 
Total Expenditures:$24,672,000$10,907 $24,460,000$10,925 $24,712,000$10,606 
Total Current Expenditures:$22,916,000$10,131 $23,018,000$10,280 $23,267,000$9,986 
Instructional Expenditures:$13,118,000$5,79957.2%$13,169,000$5,88257.2%$13,315,000$5,71557.2%
Student and Staff Support:$1,665,000$7367.3%$2,068,000$9249.0%$2,246,000$9649.7%
Operations, Food, Other:$4,831,000$2,13621.1%$4,535,000$2,02519.7%$4,781,000$2,05220.5%
Total Capital Outlay:$1,014,000$448 $622,000$278 $709,000$304 
Construction:$235,000$104 $427,000$191 $344,000$148 
Total Other:$75,000$33 $67,000$30 $55,000$24 
Interest on Debt:$611,000$270 $681,000$304 $426,000$183 
Total Salary:$14,226,000$6,289 $14,624,000$6,531 $14,850,000$6,373 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$9,137,000$4,03964.2%$9,340,000$4,17263.9%$9,582,000$4,11264.5%
Other Salary:$5,089,000$2,25035.8%$5,284,000$2,36036.1%$5,268,000$2,26135.5%
Total Benefit:$4,697,000$2,076 $4,404,000$1,967 $4,111,000$1,764 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$3,003,000$1,32863.9%$2,792,000$1,24763.4%$2,587,000$1,11062.9%
Other Benefit:$1,694,000$74936.1%$1,612,000$72036.6%$1,524,000$65437.1%

* Avery County Schools was rated 2.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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