Black Mountain Primary



Black Mountain Primary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Black Mountain Primary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 95
2 108
3 104
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Black Mountain Primary is a public elementary school located in Black Mountain, NC in the Buncombe County School District. It enrolls 424 students in grades 1st through 12th. Black Mountain Primary is the 979th largest public school in North Carolina and the 29,591st largest nationally. It has 14.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 424
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.01

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Black Mountain Primary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 218
(51%)
7,592
(49%)
 Male 206
(49%)
7,821
(51%)

Black Mountain Primary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 349
(82%)
10,785
(70%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
2,622
(17%)
 Black 27
(6%)
1,075
(7%)
 Two or More 14
(3%)
600
(4%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
199
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
68
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
64
(0%)

Black Mountain Primary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 194
(46%)
8,135
(53%)
 Not Eligible 184
(43%)
6,105
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(11%)
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 Primary is ranked 930th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Black Mountain Primary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.6%) 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 Primary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 454
2006 457
2007 441
2008 482
2009 502
2010 491
2011 487
2012 494
2013 468
2014 442
2015 424

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 N/A
2007 13.7
2008 15.4
2009 16.7
2010 15
2011 15.4
2012 14.6
2013 15.2
2014 14.5
2015 14.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.4295154185022
2006 0.52078774617068
2007 0.50113378684807
2008 0.42738589211618
2009 0.51394422310757
2010 0.4928716904277
2011 0.52566735112936
2012 0.54655870445344
2013 0.52991452991453
2014 0.55882352941176
2015 0.56603773584906

Compare Black Mountain Primary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,410.0% 14.1:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.6%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Black Mountain Primary
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Public KG - 03 424 14.1:1  
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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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