School Details

Mountain Heritage High

333 Mtn Heritage Hs Road, Burnsville, NC 28714
(828) 682-6103
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 651 students 14 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

31%
44%
36%
70%
70%
46%
58%
58%
51%

End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Yancey County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Mountain Heritage High is a public high school in Burnsville. The principal of Mountain Heritage High is Mr Kevin Huskins, who can be contacted at kmhuskins@yanceync.net. 651 children attend Mountain Heritage High and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 46% of the 651 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Mountain Heritage High is 14:1. Mitchell High is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 87%
Hispanic 6% 11%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.9% 0.5%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 0.8%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.2%
Asian 0.4% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% %
Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 46% 60%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This is an amazing school with a wonderful automotive program and teachers that relate to students. Glad it's a part of our wonderful community.

  • (1 year ago)

    Wonderful! The view alone is stunning and just wait until you see the old amphitheater! The school is clean and attractive but most of all the staff is great! Very personable and easy to communicate with. They work overtime and you can see they care. My son is very happy at the school and I'm excited to see him finish his high school time at MHHS.

  • (7 years ago)

    This is the best school ever. so far since i have been here they have been nothing but nice to me.

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