Charlotte school information

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores71%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio16:115:116:1
Total public schools1261,89579,235
Total private schools5851024,875
Total post-secondary schools231837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Charlotte are 5% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 126 public schools in Charlotte.
  • 86.6% of people in Charlotte have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.8% of people in Charlotte have completed high school.
  • 40.7% of people in Charlotte have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Charlotte

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  • Albemarle Road Elementary7800 Riding Trail RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 958 · Ratio: 15:161
  • Albemarle Road Middle6900 Democracy DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 815 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Alexander Graham Middle1800 Runnymede LnGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,235 · Ratio: 19:181
  • Allenbrook Elementary1430 Allenbrook DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 383 · Ratio: 14:158
  • Ardrey Kell High10220 Ardrey Kell RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,225 · Ratio: 22:177
  • Ashley Park Elementary2401 Belfast DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 264 · Ratio: 13:166
  • Bain Elementary11524 Bain School RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 1,009 · Ratio: 20:193
  • Barringer Academic Center1546 Walton RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 593 · Ratio: 15:169
  • Belmeade Drive Elementary1340 Belmeade DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 453 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Berewick Elementary5910 Dixie River RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 601 · Ratio: 16:175
  • Berryhill Elementary10501 Windy Grove RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 326 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Beverly Woods Elementary6001 Quail Hollow RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 737 · Ratio: 19:190
  • Billingsville Elem124 Skyland AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 425 · Ratio: 13:162
  • Briarwood Elementary1001 Wilann DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 679 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Bruns Avenue Elementary501 S Bruns AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 522 · Ratio: 15:147
  • Carmel Middle5001 Camilla DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,165 · Ratio: 18:179
  • Cato Campus Middle College8120 Grier RdGrades: 10 - 12Students: 141 · Ratio: 36:1n/a
  • Chantilly Montessori701 Briar Creek RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 25 · Ratio: 15:188
  • Charlotte Secondary School8310 Mcalpine Park DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 229 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Clear Creek Elementary13501 Albemarle RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 697 · Ratio: 18:182
  • Cochrane Middle6200 Starhaven DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 557 · Ratio: 16:155
  • Collinswood Language Acdmy4000 Applegate RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 588 · Ratio: 15:190
  • Community Charter School926 Elizabeth AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 179 · Ratio: 17:164
  • Community House Middle9500 Community House RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,522 · Ratio: 21:193
  • Cotswold Elementary300 Greenwich RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 64 · Ratio: 17:178
  • Coulwood Middle500 Kentberry DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 83 · Ratio: 16:164
  • Crossroads Charter High5500 N Tryon StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 263 · Ratio: 16:147
  • David Cox Road Elementary4215 David Cox RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 861 · Ratio: 17:164
  • Derita Alternative2300 W Sugar Creek RoadGrades: 04 - 12Students: 286 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Devonshire Elementary6500 Barrington DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 532 · Ratio: 14:172
  • Dilworth Elementary405 E. Park AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 374 · Ratio: 16:186
  • Druid Hills Elementary2801 Lucena AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 381 · Ratio: 12:146
  • E E Waddell High7030 Nations Ford RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,076 · Ratio: 15:189
  • East Mecklenburg High6800 Monroe RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,761 · Ratio: 16:168
  • Eastover Elementary2834 Colony RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 417 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Eastway Middle1501 Norland RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 772 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Elizabeth Trad/Classical1601 Park DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 54 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Elon Park Elem11830 Tom Short RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 936 · Ratio: 20:193
  • Endhaven Elementary6815 Endhaven LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 732 · Ratio: 19:188
  • First Ward Arts Elementary715 N. Caldwell StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 591 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Garinger - International Studies1100 Eastway Dr SteGrades: 09 - 12Students: 381 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Garinger - Leadership And Public S1100 Eastway DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 408 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Garinger - New Tech1100 Eastway Dr SteGrades: 09 - 12Students: 41 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Garinger Business And Finance1100 Eastway DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 387 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Greenway Park Elementary8301 Monroe RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 586 · Ratio: 16:170
  • Harding University High2001 Alleghany StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 894 · Ratio: 15:182
  • Hawk Ridge Elementary9201 Bryant Farms RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 866 · Ratio: 21:194
  • Hawthorne High1817 Central AveGrades: 06 - 12Students: 246 · Ratio: 7:126
  • Hickory Grove Elementary6300 Highland AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 935 · Ratio: 15:167
  • Hidden Valley Elementary5100 Snow White LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 698 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Highland Creek Elem7242 Highland CreekGrades: KG - 05Students: 1,258 · Ratio: 20:190
  • Highland Mill Montessori3201 Clemson AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 232 · Ratio: 13:188
  • Highland Renaissance Academy125 W Craighead RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 462 · Ratio: 14:162
  • Hornets Nest Elementary6700 Beatties Ford RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 852 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Hucks Road Elementary4911 Hucks RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 733 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Huntingtowne Farms Elementary2520 Huntingtowne Farms LaGrades: KG - 05Students: 828 · Ratio: 16:164
  • Idlewild Elementary7101 Idlewild RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 803 · Ratio: 15:177
  • Independence High1967 Patriot DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,036 · Ratio: 17:179
  • Irwin Avenue Open329 North Irwin AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 485 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • J H Gunn Elementary7400 Harrisburg RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 701 · Ratio: 16:164
  • James Martin Middle7800 Ibm DriveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,217 · Ratio: 17:152
  • Jay M Robinson Middle5925 Ballantyne Commons PwGrades: 06 - 08Students: 112 · Ratio: 20:194
  • John Motley Morehead Elem7810 Neal RoadGrades: KG - 06Students: 734 · Ratio: 16:192
  • John T Williams Middle2400 Carmine StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 481 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Joseph W Grier Academy8330 Grier RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 869 · Ratio: 17:171
  • Kennedy Charter1717 Sharon Road WesGrades: KG - 12Students: 24 · Ratio: 10:146
  • Kipp: Charlotte931 Wilann Dr.Grades: 05 - 08Students: 364 · Ratio: 16:176
  • Lake Wylie Elementary13620 Erwin RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 693 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Lancaster Highway Elementary15425 Scholastic LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 773 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Lansdowne Elementary6400 Prett CtGrades: KG - 05Students: 584 · Ratio: 16:181
  • Lebanon Road Elementary7300 Lebanon RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 813 · Ratio: 16:176
  • Lincoln Heights Elementary1900 Newcastle StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 278 · Ratio: 12:128
  • Mallard Creek9801 Mallard Crk RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 75 · Ratio: 18:176
  • Mallard Creek High3901 Johnson Oehler RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,058 · Ratio: 20:172
  • Marie G Davis Military And Global3342 W Griffith StGrades: 06 - 11Students: 348 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Middle500 Bilmark AveGrades: 06 - 08Students: 838 · Ratio: 16:158
  • Math And Science School At Garinge1100 Eastway DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 40 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Mcalpine Elementary9100 Carswell LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 519 · Ratio: 16:180
  • Mcclintock Middle2101 Rama RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 618 · Ratio: 17:165
  • Mckee Road Elementary4101 Mckee RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 503 · Ratio: 15:194
  • Merry Oaks Elementary3508 Draper AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 611 · Ratio: 14:159
  • Metro700 E 2Nd StGrades: KG - 12Students: 456 · Ratio: 11:157
  • Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy7000 Endhaven LaneGrades: KG - 08Students: 309 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Midwood High1817 Central AveGrades: 09 - 09Students: 202 · Ratio: 9:1n/a
  • Montclaire Elementary5801 Farmbrook DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 462 · Ratio: 13:168
  • Morgan School2101 Shenandoah AvenueGrades: 01 - 12Students: 97 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Mountain Island Elementary7905 Pleasant Grove RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 638 · Ratio: 15:178
  • Myers Park High2400 Colony RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,686 · Ratio: 20:174
  • Myers Park Trad Elementary2132 Radcliff AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 734 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Nathaniel Alexander Elem7910 Neal RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 1,049 · Ratio: 16:169
  • Nations Ford Elementary8300 Nations Ford RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 573 · Ratio: 16:155
  • Newell Elementary8601 Old Concord RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 685 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Northeast Middle5960 Brickstone DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 859 · Ratio: 18:173
  • Northridge Middle7601 The PlazaGrades: 06 - 08Students: 888 · Ratio: 16:165
  • Northwest School Of The Arts1415 Beatties FordGrades: 06 - 12Students: 965 · Ratio: 18:186
  • Oakdale Elementary1020 Norris RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 616 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Oakhurst Elementary4511 Monroe RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 582 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Oaklawn Language Academy1810 Oaklawn AvenueGrades: KG - 06Students: 388 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Olde Providence Elementary3800 Rea RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 714 · Ratio: 19:192
  • Olympic - Biotechnology Health4301 Sandy Porter StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 42 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Olympic - Global Study/Economics4301 Sandy Porter StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 382 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Olympic - International Business4301 Sandy Porter StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 401 · Ratio: 21:1n/a
  • Olympic - Math Engineer Tech4301 Sandy Porter StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 447 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Olympic Renaissance4301 Sandy Porter StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 41 · Ratio: 23:1n/a
  • Park Road Montessori3701 Haven DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 478 · Ratio: 18:192
  • Paw Creek Elementary1300 Cathey RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 517 · Ratio: 15:171
  • Pawtuckett Elementary8701 Moores ChapelGrades: KG - 05Students: 215 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Performance Learning1400 N Graham StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 103 · Ratio: 10:1n/a
  • Phillip O Berry Academy Of Tec1430 Alleghany StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,261 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Piedmont Open Middle1241 E. 10Th StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 93 · Ratio: 22:193
  • Pinewood Elementary805 Seneca PlGrades: KG - 05Students: 539 · Ratio: 14:174
  • Piney Grove Elementary8801 Eaglewind DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 762 · Ratio: 16:174
  • Polo Ridge Elementary11830 Tom Short RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 894 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Providence High1800 Pineville-Matthews RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,054 · Ratio: 21:180
  • Providence Spring Elementary10045 Providence Church LnGrades: KG - 05Students: 875 · Ratio: 20:1n/a
  • Quail Hollow Middle2901 Smithfld Ch RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 91 · Ratio: 18:172
  • Rama Road Elementary1035 Rama RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 544 · Ratio: 14:162
  • Randolph Middle4400 Water Oak RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,029 · Ratio: 19:194
  • Ranson Middle5850 Statesville RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,167 · Ratio: 17:154
  • Reedy Creek Elementary10801 Plaza Road ExtGrades: KG - 05Students: 804 · Ratio: 18:172
  • Reid Park Elementry4108 W Tyvola RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 434 · Ratio: 12:144
  • Ridge Road Middle School7260 Highland Creek PkwyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,214 · Ratio: 22:173
  • River Gate Elementary15340 Smith RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 676 · Ratio: 18:184
  • River Oaks Academy1015 Mt Holly-Huntersville RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 603 · Ratio: 17:173
  • Robert F Kennedy Middle4000 Gallant LnGrades: 06 - 08Students: 633 · Ratio: 17:170
  • Rocky River High10505 Clear Creek CommerceGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,385 · Ratio: 18:169
  • Sedgefield Elementary715 Hartford AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 41 · Ratio: 14:161
  • Sedgefield Middle2700 Dorchester PlGrades: 06 - 08Students: 483 · Ratio: 14:163
  • Selwyn Elementary2840 Colony RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 775 · Ratio: 18:187
  • Shamrock Gardens Elementary3301 Country Club DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 363 · Ratio: 14:156
  • Sharon Elementary4330 Foxcroft RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 743 · Ratio: 19:188
  • Smith Language Academy1600 Tyvola RdGrades: KG - 08Students: 1,222 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Smithfield Elementary3200 Smithfield Church RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 587 · Ratio: 16:179
  • Socrates Academy3209 Arborhill RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 447 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • South Charlotte Middle8040 Strawberry LnGrades: 06 - 08Students: 895 · Ratio: 20:194
  • South Mecklenburg High8900 Park RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,999 · Ratio: 20:183
  • Southwest Middle School13624 Steele Creek RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,344 · Ratio: 20:173
  • Spaugh Middle1901 Herbert Spaugh LaneGrades: 06 - 08Students: 526 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Statesville Road Elementary5833 Milhaven LaneGrades: KG - 05Students: 515 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Steele Creek Elementary4100 Gallant Ln Rt 2Grades: KG - 05Students: 726 · Ratio: 18:171
  • Stoney Creek Elementary14015 Mallard Roost RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 782 · Ratio: 18:167
  • Sugar Creek Charter4101 N Tryon StreetGrades: KG - 08Students: 672 · Ratio: 18:179
  • Thomasboro Elementary538 Bradford DrGrades: KG - 05Students: 34 · Ratio: 14:157
  • Tuckaseegee Elementary2028 Little Rock RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 83 · Ratio: 16:160
  • University Meadows Elem1600 Pavilion BoulevardGrades: KG - 05Students: 678 · Ratio: 16:170
  • University Park Creative Arts2400 Hildebrand StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 541 · Ratio: 15:170
  • Villa Heights Elementary800 Everett PlaceGrades: KG - 05Students: 322 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Walter G Byers Elementary1415 Hamilton StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 407 · Ratio: 14:155
  • West Charlotte High2219 Senior DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,658 · Ratio: 14:161
  • West Mecklenburg High7400 Tuckaseegee RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,193 · Ratio: 17:157
  • Westerly Hills Elementary4420 Denver AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 277 · Ratio: 14:149
  • Whitewater Middle School10201 Running Rapids RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 587 · Ratio: 17:155
  • Wilson Middle7020 Tuckaseegee RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 538 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Winding Springs Elementary6601 Horace Mann RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 644 · Ratio: 16:161
  • Windsor Park Elementary3910 Sudbury RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 732 · Ratio: 14:182
  • Winget Park Elem12235 Winget RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 995 · Ratio: 18:185
  • Winterfield Elementary3900 Sudbury Rd.Grades: KG - 05Students: 525 · Ratio: 13:161
  • Zebulon B Vance High7600 Ibm RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,836 · Ratio: 18:165

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Education level achieved in Charlotte

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade86.6%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school85.8%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college68.7%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree47.8%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors40.7%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters13.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Charlotte (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marvin, NC5,80694%37%
Matthews, NC28,67790%32%
Fort Mill, SC12,06889%31%
Cramerton, NC4,21287%28%
Harrisburg, NC13,54987%28%
Charlotte, NC774,80771%5%

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Fort Worth, TX778,57382%21%
Columbus, OH811,94358%15%
San Francisco, CA829,07252%23%
Indianapolis, IN835,09766%3%
Jacksonville, FL837,53347%31%
Charlotte, NC774,80771%5%
Source: The Charlotte, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.