PROFICIENCY 79% 86% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 13 in Waxhaw
  • Ranked #29 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
43%North Carolina

New Town Elementary School is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Union County Public Schools" in Waxhaw, NC. There are a total of 955 students and 50 teachers at New Town Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1.

New Town Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 79.0%, which is 86% higher than the North Carolina average.

New Town Elementary School location


Student/Teacher ratio20:1


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 New Town Elementary 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

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.

New Town Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 84.9% 67.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 4.3% 12.6% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.7% 15.1% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Waxhaw demographics profile

StatisticWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)23721891
Median age42.738.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%57%55%
Speak English98%89%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%

Education level achieved in Waxhaw

IndexWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school84.5%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college48.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.4%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The New Town Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.