PROFICIENCY 85% 95% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
59%Charlotte
44%North Carolina

Polo Ridge Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 5 and is located in the district of "Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools" in Charlotte, NC. There are a total of 1,036 students and 55 teachers at Polo Ridge Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 49 free lunch students and 11 reduced lunch students.

Polo Ridge Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 85.0%, which is 95% higher than the North Carolina average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1036
Teachers55.22
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch49
Reduced lunch11

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Polo Ridge Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All90%
385-89%
490-94%
590-94%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All80%
380-84%
480-84%
570-74%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Polo Ridge Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 63.9% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 6.0% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 22.2% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.4% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Rea View Elementary85%2.4Waxhaw, NC
Marvin Elementary81%3.4Marvin, NC
Antioch Elementary80%4.2Indian Trail, NC
Weddington High83%4.9Weddington, NC
Weddington Middle School86%5.0Weddington, NC
Marvin Ridge High84%5.0Waxhaw, NC
Weddington Elementary89%5.1Weddington, NC
Marvin Ridge Middle School85%5.1Waxhaw, NC
Elizabeth Lane Elementary82%5.3Matthews, NC
Sandy Ridge Elementary76%5.5Waxhaw, NC
Cuthbertson High80%5.8Waxhaw, NC
Pineville Elementary43%5.8Pineville, NC

Charlotte demographics profile

StatisticCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Population808,8349,940,828318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,64218191
Median age33.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English79%89%79%
Speak Spanish12%7%13%

Education level achieved in Charlotte

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade86.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.0%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college69.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree49.3%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors42.0%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters14.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.3%1.3%
Source: The Polo Ridge Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.