PROFICIENCY 40% 9% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
51%Avery County Schools
44%North Carolina

Newland Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Avery County Schools" in Newland, NC. There are a total of 270 students and 23 teachers at Newland Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 177 free lunch students and 24 reduced lunch students.

Newland Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 39.5%, which is 9% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch177
Reduced lunch24


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 Newland Elementary, 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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Newland Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 68.4% 86.5% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 1.4% 0.5% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.7% 0.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 28.0% 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%

Other schools nearby

Avery County High35%1.2Newland, NC
Avery High Stem Academy70%1.2Newland, NC
Blue Ridge Academy50%1.2Newland, NC
Avery Middle School44%1.3Newland, NC
Riverside Elementary45%3.6Newland, NC
Crossnore Elementary67%4.1Crossnore, NC
Williams Academy22%4.4Crossnore, NC
Cranberry Middle School58%4.9Elk Park, NC
Freedom Trail Elementary50%4.9Elk Park, NC
Banner Elk Elementary50%5.8Banner Elk, NC
Grandfather Academy50%7.0Banner Elk, NC
Cloudland Elementary School45%10.8Roan Mountain, TN

Newland demographics profile

StatisticNewlandNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,16918191
Median age30.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Speak English79%89%79%
Speak Spanish21%7%13%

Education level achieved in Newland

IndexNewlandNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college45.7%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Newland Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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