PROFICIENCY 57% 31% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
59%Charlotte
44%North Carolina

Highland Creek 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 1,105 students and 57 teachers at Highland Creek Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 252 free lunch students and 54 reduced lunch students.

Highland Creek Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 31% higher than the North Carolina average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1105
Teachers57.15
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch252
Reduced lunch54

 

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 Highland Creek 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
All58%
355-59%
455-59%
555-59%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
355-59%
455-59%
550-54%
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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Highland Creek Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 46.3% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 36.4% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 7.2% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.6% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
North Mecklenburg High44%4.1Huntersville, NC
Blythe Elementary52%4.1Huntersville, NC
J M Alexander Middle School43%4.1Huntersville, NC
Lake Norman Charter72%4.1Huntersville, NC
Huntersville Elementary77%5.2Huntersville, NC
Torrence Creek Elementary68%6.6Huntersville, NC
Thunderbird Prep55%6.8Cornelius, NC
Grand Oak Elementary75%6.9Huntersville, NC
A.c.e. Academy30%7.0Harrisburg, NC
Cabarrus-kannapolis Early Coll80%7.1Kannapolis, NC
William Amos Hough High70%7.1Cornelius, NC
Long Creek Elementary45%7.4Huntersville, 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%
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Source: The Highland Creek Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.