Black Mountain Elementary



Black Mountain Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Black Mountain Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 108
5 101
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Black Mountain Elementary is a public elementary school located in Black Mountain, NC in the Buncombe County School District. It enrolls 209 students in grades 1st through 12th. Black Mountain Elementary is the 1,417th largest public school in North Carolina and the 48,002nd largest nationally. It has 14.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 209
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,002nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in North Carolina: 1,417th out of 1,548
Student/Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 519th out of 1,536
Full Time Teacher Rank in North Carolina: 1,420th out of 1,536

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Black Mountain Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 107
(51%)
7,592
(49%)
 Male 102
(49%)
7,821
(51%)

Black Mountain Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 173
(83%)
10,785
(70%)
 Hispanic 15
(7%)
2,622
(17%)
 Black 12
(6%)
1,075
(7%)
 Two or More 9
(4%)
600
(4%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
199
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
64
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
68
(0%)

Black Mountain Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 99
(47%)
8,135
(53%)
 Not Eligible 96
(46%)
6,105
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(7%)
1,173
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Black Mountain Elementary is ranked 1,335th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Black Mountain Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Black Mountain Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 229
2006 209
2007 224
2008 249
2009 230
2010 233
2011 241
2012 236
2013 232
2014 213
2015 209

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 N/A
2007 14.4
2008 15.7
2009 14.8
2010 14.7
2011 14.9
2012 15
2013 14.8
2014 13.5
2015 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.44978165938865
2006 0.50717703349282
2007 0.48214285714286
2008 0.37349397590361
2009 0.50869565217391
2010 0.54077253218884
2011 0.5643153526971
2012 0.51694915254237
2013 0.47844827586207
2014 0.53521126760563
2015 0.54066985645933

Compare Black Mountain Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Black Mountain Elementary
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Public 04 - 05 209 14.4:1  
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Public PK - 05 344 14.6:1 8 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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