West Buncombe Elementary School is located 6 miles from downtown Asheville on Erwin Hills Road. The school serves pupils in grades Kindergarten through fourth grade. The enrollment is usually around 600 students. Average class size is 21. School hours are 7:50 am until 2:30 pm. There are approximately 45 certified and 50 classified personnel on the school staff.
West Buncombe is a Title One school and has Targeted Support & Improvement status.