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Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
74%
State avg: 56%
Math
62%
State avg: 61%
English 2
68%
State avg: 59%
7/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
92%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1446
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
37%
State avg: 64%
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8/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A promising sign

Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Strong progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing a better job at supporting academic growth than most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.

Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
91%
Hispanic
6%
Two or more races
2%
Black
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
109 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood
333 Mtn Heritage Hs Rd
Burnsville, NC 28714
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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