PROFICIENCY 17% 61% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
47%Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
44%North Carolina

Walter G Byers School is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools" in Charlotte, NC. There are a total of 493 students and 41 teachers at Walter G Byers School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 490 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Walter G Byers School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 17.0%, which is 61% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch490
Reduced lunch0


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 Walter G Byers School, 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<= 10%
7<= 10%
8<= 10%
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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Walter G Byers School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 0.0% 30.8% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 92.7% 41.1% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 5.5% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 19.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 0.5% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.8% 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 Walter G Byers School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.