PROFICIENCY 44% 1% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Avery County Schools
44%North Carolina

Avery Middle School is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Avery County Schools" in Newland, NC. There are a total of 292 students and 24 teachers at Avery Middle School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 135 free lunch students and 28 reduced lunch students.

Avery Middle School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 44.0%, which is 1% higher than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch135
Reduced lunch28


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Avery Middle School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Avery Middle School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 86.6% 86.5% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 0.7% 0.5% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.6% 10.1% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.2% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 1.7% 3.7% 3.1%

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Avery County High35%0.2Newland, NC
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Williams Academy22%3.3Crossnore, NC
Riverside Elementary45%4.5Newland, NC
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Newland demographics profile

StatisticNewlandNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)65718191
Median age21.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.5:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)33%57%55%
Speak English92%89%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newland

IndexNewlandNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters20.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Avery Middle School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.