Asheville School Inc

360 Asheville School Road
Asheville, NC 28806
     Tel: (828)254-6345
        
   
Grades: 9 - 12 | 292 students
Asheville School is unlike any school I have encountered.
It is located in a vibrant, lively city full of art, music and eclectic food, set among breathtaking Southern mountains and trout-filled rivers.
It encompasses 300 acres of hiking paths, horse trails, fields, woodlands and streams.
It enjoys the advantage of elegant Tudor-style buildings registered as historic landmarks, along with state-of-the-art technology and athletic facilities.
It is not, however, Asheville School's significant physical advantages that make this place special.
Asheville School is about people and relationships.
We believe that a good school is one in which every student is known and loved, and we can do that at Asheville School because we are purposefully small, and we are predominantly boarding.
In our intimate residential community, we eat meals family style, we come together daily as a full school in either chapel or convocation, and we rub elbows in dormitories and around campus.
Most prospective students have been high achievers in their previous schools, both in and out of the classroom.
But equally important to a student's demonstrated academic ability is the motivation to carry on Asheville School's high standards and tradition of excellence.
A student must be a good citizen and have the desire and drive to contribute to the success of the overall school community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 292 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Asheville School Inc Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 72%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European English, AP European History, AP French, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B, AP Physics C, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US History  
Average SAT score 1950
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Coat and tie for boys; coat and button-down shirt for girls.)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 10 / Jan. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $47,375
Tuition Notes Boarding tuition is $47,375. Day tuition is $28,500.
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $28,500
Acceptance Rate 45%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director John T. Smith III
Admissions Associate Mac McCallum Jr.

Sports

Total Sports Offered 23 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Kayaking, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
KayakingLacrosse,
Mountain BikingMountaineering,
Rock ClimbingSnowboarding,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ashefellaz Acapella Group, Bow Tie Society, Caving, Chapel Choir, Chorus, Christian Fellowship, Cooking Club, Fine Arts Society, Handbell Choir, Hiking and Camping, Hoste Society (tour guides), Ice Climbing, International Club, Kayaking, Mitchell Cabinet (Service Club), Mountain Biking, Peer Tutoring, Prefects (Senior Student Leaders), Proctors (Junior Student Leaders), Service Projects, Student Council, Students for Environmental Awareness, The Ashnoca (Student Newspaper), The Blue and White (Yearbook), The Review (Literary Magazine) Caving, Chapel Choir, Chorus, Cooking Club, Handbell Choir, Ice Climbing, Kayaking, Peer Tutoring, Ashefellaz Acapella Group,
Bow Tie Society,
Christian Fellowship,
Fine Arts Society,
Hiking and Camping,
Hoste Society (tour guides),
International Club,
Mitchell Cabinet (Service Club),
Mountain Biking,
Prefects (Senior Student Leaders),
Proctors (Junior Student Leaders),
Service Projects,
Student Council,
Students for Environmental Awareness,
The Ashnoca (Student Newspaper),
The Blue and White (Yearbook),
The Review (Literary Magazine),

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Happy Valley Christian Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The New Classical Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Katuah Sudbury School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Asheville
    Katuah Sudbury School
    Alternative School (Non-sectarian)
    5 Woodland Dr
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)505-2337
    Alternative School (Non-sectarian)
    0.2 mi | Gr. PK | 12 students                      
  • Asheville
    The New Classical Academy
    Alternative School (Non-sectarian)
    671 Sand Hill Rd
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)225-1993
    Alternative School (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 57 students                      
  • Asheville
    Montessori Learning Center Of Asheville
    Montessori School (Non-sectarian)
    1 School Rd
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)259-9880
    Montessori School (Non-sectarian)
    0.5 mi | Gr. NS-K | 40 students                      
  • Asheville
    20 S Bear Creek Rd
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)254-5727
    (Assembly of God)
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 50 students                      
  • Asheville
    Emmanuel Lutheran School
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    51 Wilburn Pl
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)281-8182
    (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    1.5 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 230 students                      

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