District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Buncombe County Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Buncombe County Schools at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Buncombe County Schools

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Parent / Guardian
September 27, 2023
WD Williams is a diamond in the rough. The teachers are dedicated to education and inclusion. The support staff meets the moment every day. LGBTQ students and parents are embraced and welcomed without... More
Parent / Guardian
September 03, 2023
I honestly don’t believe I can say enough good things about this school, and how they have it set it up to educate our kids. All the staff that I have had the pleasure of meeting have been wonderful.... More
Review for Fairview Elementary
Parent / Guardian
August 09, 2023
We are going into our 3rd year at haw creek and have been very happy there. The teachers that we have had have been great. They’re very loving and attentive, making sure our children know they are... More
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