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2023 Best Public High Schools in the Asheville Area

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  1. #1 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr. Discovery Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    46 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I'm proud to be a parent of an NDA student. Nesbit embraces my daughter's initiative toward science. She has unusual access to classes and is receiving entry-level college credits for free. She is on...I feel my child is getting the best high school experience offered in the area. I feel very safe and secure in NDA's influence on her future. Thank you, Nesbit! 5million stars!.

    Read 46 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 381,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  2. #5 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    Henderson County Early College High School

    Henderson County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    33 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I loved my time at the Early College. I chose to go to HCEC because I wanted an academic push, and I knew that a traditional high school would not provide the kind of education that I wanted. I was....

    Read 33 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 209,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 30 to 1,

  3. #6 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    School of Inquiry & Life Sciences

    Asheville City Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    66 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says This school has definitely been a large contributor to who I am today! As a Senior, looking back at how SILSA has shaped me and reminded me how important community is, I realize that I'll take that....

    Read 66 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 338,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  4. #7 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    McDowell Early College

    McDowell County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    39 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have had the privilege of attending McDowell Early College for the past 4 years. As a student there I have been given the opportunity to concurrently earn my high school diploma and my associates....

    Read 39 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 274,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 23 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    Polk County High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Polk County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    50 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at PCHS is very high. I have gotten many privileges to take different classes and be apart of many clubs. Through my 4 years at Polk County High School I have become more believable in....

    Read 50 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 619,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    Madison Early College High School

    Madison County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Madison Early College High School is, in my opinion, one of the best high schools in North Carolina. Of course I might be a little biased, but this school does have a very good reputation that it....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 268,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 30 to 1,

  7. #21 Best Public High Schools in Asheville Area.

    Charles D. Owen High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Owen is an amazing high school. The teachers get to know you on a personal level, and try to help you make connections between your personal life and the subject they teach to make everything make....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Students: 706,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  8. Clyde A. Erwin High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Buncombe County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    113 Niche users give it an average review of 3.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at Clyde A. Erwin Highschool has definitely been one to remember. From pep rally's, to prom, and all the other fun events in between, it has truly left an impact on my life. One of my....

    Read 113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 1,109,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

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