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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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Ashe County High School is an above average, public school located in West Jefferson, NC. It has 875 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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184 Campus Drive
West Jefferson, NC 28694
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1160
93 responses
Average ACT
24
84 responses
AP Enrollment
11%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$29,417
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$574
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$156,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 9 responses
Poll
89%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
  • Homecoming and Prom
    35%
  • Spirit week and big rival games
    26%
  • Military Ball
    22%
  • Band Events
    9%
  • Homecoming
    4%
  • Spirit Week
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
875
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,174
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.4%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,962 / year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 19 responses
11%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 19 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 19 responses

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