PROFICIENCY 90% 110% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 13 in Waxhaw
  • Ranked #11 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
67%Waxhaw
43%North Carolina

Marvin Ridge High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Union County Public Schools" in Waxhaw, NC. There are a total of 1,692 students and 79 teachers at Marvin Ridge High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1.

Marvin Ridge High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 89.5%, which is 110% higher than the North Carolina average.

Marvin Ridge High location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1692
Teachers79
Student/Teacher ratio22:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment395
Taking some courses389
Taking some courses (not tests)9
Passing some courses302
Passing no courses69

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 Marvin Ridge High, there are a total of 395 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 389 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All93%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School93%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All86%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School86%

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.

Marvin Ridge High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 84.3% 67.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 5.6% 12.6% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.6% 15.1% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.4% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Waxhaw demographics profile

StatisticWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Population12,39810,488,084328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,06621891
Median age35.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Speak English88%89%79%
Speak Spanish7%7%13%

Education level achieved in Waxhaw

IndexWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade93.5%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school93.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.8%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors52.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters15.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Marvin Ridge High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.