Myers Park High School

Myers Park High School serves 2,776 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Myers Park High School operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2776 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 151 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,776 students
Myers Park High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 151 teachers
Myers Park High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Myers Park High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more 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 18:1 14:1
Myers Park High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
5%
3%
Myers Park High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
9%
14%
Myers Park High School Black Students (1992-2013)
Black
27%
27%
Myers Park High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
58%
52%
Myers Park High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Myers Park High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Myers Park High School 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.
0.59 0.45
Myers Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
31%
47%
Myers Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2013)
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.
2%
7%
Myers Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,708 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,581 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 61% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,995 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
175
1
Number of Students Managed 146,708 1,330
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $10,880
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Mg Davis Military & Global Lead Academy (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alexander Graham Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eastover Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CharlotteEastover Elementary School
    500 Cherokee Rd
    CharlotteNC 28207
    (980)343-5505
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 449 students                      
  • CharlotteSelwyn Elementary School
    2840 Colony Rd
    CharlotteNC 28211
    (980)343-5835
    0.3 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 867 students                      
  • CharlotteAlexander Graham Middle School
    1800 Runnymede Ln
    CharlotteNC 28211
    (980)343-5810
    0.5 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1442 students                      
  • Charlotte Park Road Montessori
    Magnet School
    3701 Haven Dr
    CharlotteNC 28209
    (980)343-5830
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-6 | 498 students                      
  • CharlotteMyers Park Traditional Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2132 Radcliffe Ave
    CharlotteNC 28207
    (980)343-5522
    Magnet School

    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 743 students                      

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