T.C. Roberson High School in Asheville, NC - Niche

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T.C. Roberson High School is a public school in Asheville, North Carolina. It has 1,575 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 60% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 157 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

250 Overlook Rd
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 654-1765

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 157 reviews
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    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Everyone is very safe during the school days the only unlocked doors are the front doors and visitors can not go anywhere without a visitor pass.
    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are a variety of extracurriculars. We have lots of clubs and lots of different sports teams. We have two plays one of which is student run and a musical every year.
    • High School Freshman
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers genuinely care about their students and are willing to go above and beyond to help the students. Most teachers have fun and engaging lessons each week and incorporate real-life lessons into their teaching. The teachers are approachable and very helpful with questions you may have.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I feel very safe in school, but our campus is so big and we have so many classes outside that there's a lot of unlocked doors, so there's a possibility of someone getting in. We have a good amount of officers on the grounds, so I feel very safe and comfortable.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I've the usual ups and downs in T.C., but there was times that I wished we would have more rewards for the students with achievements other than sports and school events to do than just a pep rally. During my time in school, we only had one homecoming dance, then in my senior year is when the teachers started to realize that students were losing their school pride. now we've had three dances and three spirit weeks so far. The administrators have started to take suggestions on how to make school better and make us students want to school with determination and excitement to do work and be rewarded with more than just a diploma, but life long memories.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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3.66 Buncombe County Early College Public
2.66 A.C. Reynolds Middle School Public
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Talisman Academy Private, Special Education
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3.00 Asheville Middle School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.66 A.C. Reynolds High School 5 mi. 1,407
3.33 Asheville High School 6 mi. 1,047
3.00 West Henderson High School 8 mi. 1,089
2.33 Enka High School 8 mi. 1,254
2.00 Clyde A. Erwin High School 10 mi. 1,254

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

T.C. Roberson High School United States A.C. Reynolds High School Asheville High School Clyde A. Erwin High School Enka High School West Henderson High School
White 68.0% 51.0% 75.0% 57.0% 69.0% 82.0% 87.0%
Hispanic 11.0% 25.0% 7.0% 5.0% 16.0% 10.0% 6.0%
African American 10.0% 15.0% 9.0% 27.0% 7.0% 2.0% 0%
Multiracial 5.0% 2.8% 5.0% 7.0% 4.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Asian 3.0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 27.2%
Grade 10 25.2%
Grade 11 23.9%
Grade 12 23.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 100% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 26% Academics
  • 26% The faculty
  • 16% Everything...
  • 13% The students
  • 13% The athletics
  • 6% The Music and Performing Arts

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% Poor adherence to dress code policy
  • 33% The way certain situations are handled

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% Our academic and athletic successes
  • 23% Some very great teachers
  • 15% All tof the above
  • 8% Our Special Education Program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 56% Competitive
  • 12% Out of the ordinary
  • 12% Great
  • 12% Rich
  • 6% Fun

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Study and do your homework
  • 25% Be excited to learn and ready for challenges
  • 12% Don't settle for easy classes

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 13% I love everything about this school.
  • 87% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.