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

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Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy is a top rated, public school located in Asheville, NC. It has 388 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1320
69 responses
Average ACT
29
73 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$49,930
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,043
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$270,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A+
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. 7 responses
Poll
57%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 9 responses
  • Prom
    33%
  • snow days
    33%
  • Clubs
    22%
  • Spirit Week
    11%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
388
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,924
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 7 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 7 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 7 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
Expenses Per Student
$10,508 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 responses

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