Avery High School

775 Cranberry Street
Newland, NC 28657
Driving Directions: 
From Campus: Take 105 South. Drive 19.7 miles. Turn right onto NC 181 North/US-221 Bus South/Linville Area. Drive 2.9 miles to Avery Co High School Rd. Turn left onto Avery Co High School Rd. Drive .5 miles. School will be on left.
Travel Time to Site from Main Campus: 
Approximately 30-35 minutes

Site Closure and Class Cancellation Policy/Guidelines for Avery County Schools:

Dr. Burleson, Superintendent of Schools for Avery County, has established the following class cancellation policy & guideline regarding Appalachian State classes:

  • The DE site ‘Avery High School’ will be closed for DE classes when Avery Schools are closed for Students AND Staff.  In this case, the DE office will post the Site Closure on our Distance Education website.
  • When Avery Schools are closed for Students, but is an Optional Workday for Staff, our DE classes can be held. The DE Instructor has the OPTION of holding class or not.  The DE instructor will be responsible for communicating those plans to his/her students, and to the Office of Distance Education.
Distance (Mileage) to Site from Main Campus: 
21 miles