PROFICIENCY 10% 78% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

Turning Point Academy is a school servicing grades 4 to 12 and is located in the district of "Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools" in Charlotte, NC. There are a total of 186 students and 25 teachers at Turning Point Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1. There are a total of 182 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Turning Point Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 9.8%, which is 78% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio8:1
Free lunch182
Reduced lunch3


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Turning Point Academy, 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

6< 50%
7<= 20%
8<= 10%
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

6< 50%
7<= 20%
High School10-14%

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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Turning Point Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 4.9% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 78.4% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.8% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 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 Turning Point Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.