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85 Mountain Street
Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville City Schools
 

  Allen Johnson, Superintendent
(828) 350-7000

 

School Size
The average number of students in schools in this district and the state.

Elementary

Middle

High

Elementary/Middle/High

Elementary/Middle

Middle/High

District:

377

658

540

N/A

N/A

70

State:

497

657

792

412

405

237

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Average Class Size
The average number of students enrolled in "typical" K-8 classrooms.

Kindergarten

Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

District

18

17

16

17

21

21

20

20

14

State

19

20

19

20

21

21

22

21

21

* Legislation mandates that class sizes for grades 4-12 are not restricted for 2009-10 and 2010-11.



Average Course Size
The average number of students per section enrolled in the courses below at the time of testing.

English I

Algebra I

Algebra II

Geometry

Biology

Chemistry

Physical Science

Physics

Civics & Economics

US History

District

16

15

20

19

13

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12

---

15

14

State

18

20

20

20

18

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18

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18

18

* Chemistry and Physics tests were eliminated from the ABCs effective 2009-10.




Specialized Course Enrollments
The percentage of high school Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) course enrollments, community college and university regular academic course enrollments, and high school and community college career and technical course enrollments.

Percentage of Total Course Enrollments in:

Advanced College Prep Courses
(AP*, IB**, Community College, University)

Career and Technical Courses
(School, Community College)

District

8%

13%

State

5%

15%

* AP = Advanced Placement
** IB = International Baccalaureate



Source of Funds (Amount per Student)
Public schools in North Carolina operate with funding from local, state, and federal sources. The financial support reflected in these numbers includes all expenses concerned with operating schools, including teacher and administrator salaries, textbooks, and other educational supplies and materials.

source of funds graph




Use of Funds
Education is a labor-intensive enterprise, as reflected in the accompanying chart. Salaries for teachers, principals, and other educators are usually the largest expense in school districts. State and federal funds are generally allotted for specific purposes, services, or programs.

Use of Funds Graph



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