Socrates Academy

3209 Arborhill Rd,

Charlotte, NC, 28211-

Tel: (704)366-1115
Grades: KG-7

528 students

Socrates Academy serves 528 students in grades KG-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Socrates Academy operates within the Socrates Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 528 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 38% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 528 students
Socrates Academy Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Socrates Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Socrates Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.32 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Socrates Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
Socrates Academy Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
4%
13%
Socrates Academy Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
5%
27%
Socrates Academy Black (2006-2012)
White
82%
52%
Socrates Academy White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Socrates Academy Sch Ethnicity Socrates Academy Sta Ethnicity
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 0.64
Socrates Academy Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
7% 45%
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.
7% 8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 528 students has grown by 89% over five years.
School District Name Socrates Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 528 1,593
Socrates Academy School District Number of Students Managed (2006-2012)
District Total Revenue $2 MM $19 MM
Socrates Academy School District Total Revenue (2006-2009)
District Spending $2 MM $18 MM
Socrates Academy School District Spending (2006-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,421 $11,105
Socrates Academy School District Revenue / Student (2006-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,299 $10,880
Socrates Academy School District Spending / Student (2006-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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