District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

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

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

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Teachers & Staff

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


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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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 Avery County School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 28, 2023
The teachers seem to really care for the students and quickly respond to all emails and phone calls about my child's grades or any concerns I have. Also, a lot of extra curricular activities for... More
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 08, 2020
At the most 4 out of 10
Parent / Guardian
February 05, 2020
Home of the 3 day school week... this is not a true mountain school but yet a school that misses a tremendous amount of time for trivial weather conditions. People here can not handle an inch of snow... More
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