PROFICIENCY 59% 35% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

East Mecklenburg High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools" in Charlotte, NC. There are a total of 1,840 students and 111 teachers at East Mecklenburg High, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 960 free lunch students and 104 reduced lunch students.

East Mecklenburg High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.0%, which is 35% higher than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch960
Reduced lunch104


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment572
Taking some courses184
Taking some courses (not tests)389
Passing some courses75
Passing no courses107

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 East Mecklenburg High, there are a total of 572 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 184 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School53%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School65%

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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East Mecklenburg High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 22.2% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 46.8% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 8.0% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 18.5% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Mcclintock Middle School29%0.6Charlotte, NC
Rama Road Elementary32%0.9Charlotte, NC
Idlewild Elementary51%1.1Charlotte, NC
Greenway Park Elementary34%1.5Charlotte, NC
Piney Grove Elementary37%1.5Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Secondary40%1.7Charlotte, NC
Randolph Middle School70%2.1Charlotte, NC
Albemarle Road Elementary24%2.2Charlotte, NC
Winterfield Elementary21%2.2Charlotte, NC
Cotswold Elementary56%2.2Charlotte, NC
Albemarle Road Middle School26%2.3Charlotte, NC
Commonwealth High10%2.3Charlotte, NC

Charlotte demographics profile

StatisticCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,37218191
Median age39.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Speak English93%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%

Education level achieved in Charlotte

IndexCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade95.7%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school95.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college82.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree64.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors54.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters18.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The East Mecklenburg High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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