PROFICIENCY 86% 101% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #2 of 17 in Matthews
  • Ranked #17 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
50%Matthews
43%North Carolina

Weddington High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Union County Public Schools" in Matthews, NC. There are a total of 1,324 students and 65 teachers at Weddington High, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1.

Weddington High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 85.5%, which is 101% higher than the North Carolina average.

Weddington High location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1324
Teachers65
Student/Teacher ratio21:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment466
Taking some courses412
Taking some courses (not tests)60
Passing some courses253
Passing no courses150

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 Weddington High, there are a total of 466 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 412 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All87%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School87%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All84%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School84%

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.

Weddington High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 84.1% 67.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 6.8% 12.6% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.8% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.0% 15.1% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Matthews demographics profile

StatisticMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
Population34,21210,488,084328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,14921891
Median age33.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Speak English72%89%79%
Speak Spanish26%7%13%

Education level achieved in Matthews

IndexMatthewsNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade75.6%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Weddington High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.