Owen Middle School



Owen Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Owen Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 167
7 185
8 195
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Owen Middle School is a public elementary school located in Swannanoa, NC in the Buncombe County School District. It enrolls 547 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 547
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.49

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Owen Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 289
(53%)
7,821
(51%)
 Female 258
(47%)
7,592
(49%)

Owen Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 434
(79%)
10,785
(70%)
 Hispanic 64
(12%)
2,622
(17%)
 Black 20
(4%)
1,075
(7%)
 Two or More 20
(4%)
600
(4%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
199
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
68
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
64
(0%)

Owen Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 274
(50%)
8,135
(53%)
 Not Eligible 223
(41%)
6,105
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
1,173
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Owen Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (59.2%) 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.

Owen Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 705
2006 658
2007 622
2008 635
2009 640
2010 604
2011 594
2012 588
2013 584
2014 584
2015 547

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.8
2007 12.6
2008 13.6
2009 13.9
2010 13.6
2011 13.6
2012 13.5
2013 13.3
2014 13.6
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43120567375887
2006 0.4726443768997
2007 0.4967845659164
2008 0.48503937007874
2009 0.55625
2010 0.55794701986755
2011 0.57070707070707
2012 0.59353741496599
2013 0.62328767123288
2014 0.61130136986301
2015 0.59232175502742

Compare Owen Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 59.2%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Owen Middle School
Swannanoa, NC
Public 06 - 08 547 12.9:1  
Williams Elementary
Swannanoa, NC
Public KG - 05 438 14.7:1 2 miles
The Learning Community School
Black Mountain, NC
Private KG - 08 73 6:1 2 miles
Asheville Christian Academy
Swannanoa, NC
Private PK - 12 642 12:1 3 miles
Black Mountain Elementary
Black Mountain, NC
Public 04 - 05 209 14.4:1 4 miles
Swannanoa Valley Montessori School
Black Mountain, NC
Private PK - 05 52 6:1 4 miles
Artspace Charter School
Swannanoa, NC
Public KG - 08 403 12.2:1 4 miles
Black Mountain Primary
Black Mountain, NC
Public KG - 03 424 14.1:1 4 miles
Fairview Elementary
Fairview, NC
Public KG - 05 670 15.5:1 7 miles
Bell Elementary
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Public KG - 05 287 13.4:1 7 miles
Evergreen Community Charter
Asheville, NC
Public KG - 08 443 14.5:1 7 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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