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About This School

Isaac Dickson Elementary is a public elementary school in Asheville. The principal of Isaac Dickson Elementary is Mr Brad Johnson and can be contacted at brad.johnson@asheville.k12.nc.us. 466 students attend Isaac Dickson Elementary and are mostly Multiracial; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 40% of the 466 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Isaac Dickson Elementary is 12:1. MacCabi Academy is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Track
    • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 7% 7%
Hispanic 7% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 65% 59%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 2%
Asian 2% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 19% 26%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.3%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 40% 47%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    Isaac Dickson is an awesome school with excellent teacher to student attention the teachers are professional and effective in making the kids want to learn in a supportive environment.

  • (4 years ago)

    My two grandchildren attend the school and have amazing creative teachers.

  • (4 years ago)

    great school with a hands on approach!

  • (5 years ago)

    Parents teachers students and the entire community work hard each year to make this school a magical place to learn.. Outdoor gardens a wood fired pizza oven for homemade pizza dinners bring the community together. A sound garden and nature trails add to the unique school grounds. Inside is a home away from home. My first grader loves his school and feels taken care of by is school family from Ms. Carmen the bus driver to Ms. Kate the gardener to his teacher Ms. Woods the thoughtful Principal and all the students. We are so fortunate and thankful for this dear sweet school.

  • (5 years ago)

    We have 2 children in Isaac Dickson and we love the school. It is an experiential learning magnet school. The teachers that we have had are dedicated and creative.

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