PROFICIENCY 65% 48% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

Northwest School Of The Arts is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools" in Charlotte, NC. There are a total of 1,019 students and 59 teachers at Northwest School Of The Arts, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 364 free lunch students and 61 reduced lunch students.

Northwest School Of The Arts has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 64.5%, which is 48% higher than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch364
Reduced lunch61


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment177
Taking some courses165
Taking some courses (not tests)18
Passing some courses76
Passing no courses82

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 Northwest School Of The Arts, there are a total of 177 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 165 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School65-69%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School85-89%

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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Northwest School Of The Arts race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 37.3% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 48.7% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.3% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 7.3% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.9% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

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Charlotte demographics profile

StatisticCharlotteNorth CarolinaNational
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 Northwest School Of The Arts data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.