PROFICIENCY 79% 86% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 13 in Waxhaw
  • Ranked #29 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
34%Waxhaw
43%North Carolina

Sandy Ridge 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 513 students and 31 teachers at Sandy Ridge Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1.

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

Sandy Ridge Elementary School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students513
Teachers31
Student/Teacher ratio17:1

 

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 Sandy Ridge 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

GradeProficiency
All80%
370-74%
480-84%
585-89%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All78%
375-79%
475-79%
580-84%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Sandy Ridge Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 79.1% 67.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 5.7% 12.6% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 8.6% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 15.1% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.4% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Waxhaw demographics profile

StatisticWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Population3,79810,488,084328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,90921891
Median age22.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)32%57%55%
Speak English91%89%79%
Speak Spanish8%7%13%

Education level achieved in Waxhaw

IndexWaxhawNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school82.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.4%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Sandy Ridge Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.