Charles D Owen High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
29.9
Algebra Proficiency
2.4
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
16:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 891 Students
  • 54 Teachers

Charles D Owen High
99 LAKE EDEN RD
BLACK MOUNTA, NC 28711

Phone: (828) 686-3852

District: Buncombe County Schools

Overview

At Charles D Owen High, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Charles D Owen High is 41 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 17 percent. Charles D Owen High is 1 of 9 high schools in the Buncombe County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 891
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 17%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 43%
Full-Time Teachers 54

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 78%
Proficient in Algebra 48%
College Readiness Index 29.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 9
Total Students 8,032
Proficient in English (district average) 78%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 65%
College Readiness (district average) 28.8

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