Socrates Academy

3909 Weddington Rd

Matthews, NC 28105

Grades: KG-8

607 students

Socrates Academy serves 607 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Socrates Academy operates within the Socrates Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 607 students has grown by 181% over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 318% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 607 students
Socrates Academy Total Students (2006-2013)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Socrates Academy Total Teachers (2006-2013)
Students by Grade Socrates Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Socrates Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
6%
3%
Socrates Academy Asian Students (2007-2013)
Hispanic
6%
14%
Socrates Academy Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
4%
27%
Socrates Academy Black Students (2006-2013)
White
82%
52%
Socrates Academy White Students (2006-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Socrates Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Socrates Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.32 0.45
Socrates Academy Diversity Score (2006-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
47%
Socrates Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
7%
Socrates Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 607 students has grown by 181% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,421 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,299 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has declined by 36% over four years.
School District Name Socrates Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 607 1,330
Socrates Academy School District Students Managed (2006-2013)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $19 MM
Socrates Academy School District District Total Revenue (2006-2009)
District Spending $2 MM $18 MM
Socrates Academy School District District Spending (2006-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,421 $11,105
Socrates Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2006-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,299 $10,880
Socrates Academy School District District Spending / Student (2006-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Providence High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jay M Robinson Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckee Road Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • Charlotte Mckee Road Elementary School
    4101 Mckee Rd
    CharlotteNC 28270
    (980)343-3970
    1.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 494 students                      
  • MatthewsAntioch Elementary School
    3101 Antioch Church Rd
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)841-2505
    1.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 834 students                      
  • Charlotte Providence Spring Elementary School
    10045 Providence Church Ln
    CharlotteNC 28277
    (980)343-6935
    2.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 872 students                      
  • MatthewsMatthews Elementary School
    2 Negative Reviews
    200 Mcdowell Ave
    MatthewsNC 28105
    (980)343-3940
    2.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 977 students                      
  • Matthews Elizabeth Lane Elementary School
    121 Elizabeth Ln
    MatthewsNC 28105
    (980)343-5700
    2.7 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 962 students                      

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