PROFICIENCY 55% 26% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

River Gate 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 828 students and 44 teachers at River Gate Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 256 free lunch students and 53 reduced lunch students.

River Gate Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.0%, which is 26% higher than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch256
Reduced lunch53


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 River Gate 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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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River Gate Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 36.3% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 31.0% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 24.0% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.6% 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 River Gate Elementary 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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