Enka High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,651
College Readiness Index
23.2
Algebra Proficiency
3.0
English Proficiency
3.1
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,253 Students
  • 73 Teachers

Enka High
475 ENKA LAKE RD
CANDLER, NC 28715

Phone: (828) 670-5000

District: Buncombe County Schools

Overview

Enka High is ranked 20th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Enka High is 33 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 15 percent. Enka High is 1 of 9 high schools in the Buncombe County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1651
State Rank
#20

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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 1,253
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 15%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 51%
Full-Time Teachers 73

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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 79%
Proficient in Algebra 80%
College Readiness Index 23.2

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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 7,918
Proficient in English (district average) 77%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 71%
College Readiness (district average) 29.1

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Nearby Schools

Enka High is 1 of 9 schools in the Buncombe County Schools.

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