• Secondary Education

    Asheville City Schools aims to empower and engage every child to learn, discover, and thrive.  Our secondary programming is designed to meet the needs and interests of all our students, and to prepare them for life after graduation, whether it be college or career.

    Students in Asheville City Schools have two choices for middle school, Asheville Middle School and Montford North Star Academy, and two choices for high school, Asheville High School and the School of Inquiry and Life Sciences at Asheville (SILSA). 

  • Ian Nelson

    Director of Secondary Instruction
    (828) 350-6187
    ian.nelson@ashevillecityschools.net