PROFICIENCY 27% 38% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

Vance 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 1,714 students and 91 teachers at Vance High, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 3 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Vance High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 27.0%, which is 38% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch3
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment309
Taking some courses163
Taking some courses (not tests)147
Passing some courses21
Passing no courses134

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 Vance High, there are a total of 309 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 163 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School24%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School30%

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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Vance High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 2.9% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 64.6% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 3.3% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 26.0% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 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 Vance High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.