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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Yancey County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in Burnsville, NC. It has 2,215 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 59% of students are at least proficient in math and 53% in reading.
Address
100 School Circle
Burnsville, NC 28714
Telephone
(828) 682-6101

Yancey County Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
53%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1180
43 responses
Average ACT
24
42 responses

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,215
Free or Reduced Lunch
55.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$42,643
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.7%

Finances

Total Expenses
$23,732,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,416/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    58%
  • Support Services
    37%
  • Other
    6%
Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$33,385
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$491
National
$949
Median Home Value
$177,200
National
$184,700

Yancey County Schools Reviews

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I like Yancey County Schools because most of the teachers in the school system are highly devoted to there students well being. ALL of the teachers in Yancey County School want the kids to succeed. I love how the teachers and staff are so kind and they are willing to help me to the best of their ability.
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