Myers Park High School

Myers Park High School serves 2,766 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% 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 2766 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 147 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,766 students
Myers Park High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 147 teachers
Myers Park High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Myers Park High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Myers Park High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
Myers Park High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
7%
13%
Myers Park High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
26%
27%
Myers Park High School Black (1988-2012)
White
57%
52%
Myers Park High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Myers Park High School Sch Ethnicity Myers Park High School 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.
0.60 0.89
Myers Park High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
30%
45%
Myers Park High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
Myers Park High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 141,062 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
173
4
Number of Students Managed 141,062 1,682
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 74%
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,995 $10,880
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Marie G Davis Military And Global (3.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Alexander Graham Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Selwyn Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Charlotte Selwyn Elementary School
    2840 Colony Rd
    Charlotte , NC , 28211
    (980)343-5835
    0.3  mi  |  853  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Charlotte Eastover Elementary School
    2834 Colony Rd
    Charlotte , NC , 28211
    (980)343-5505
    0.3  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Charlotte Alexander Graham Middle School
    1800 Runnymede Ln
    Charlotte , NC , 28211
    (980)343-5810
    0.5  mi  |  1360  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Charlotte Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Park Road Montessori
    Magnet School
    3701 Haven Dr
    Charlotte , NC , 28209
    (980)343-5830
    Magnet School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Charlotte Myers Park Trad Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2132 Radcliff Ave
    Charlotte , NC , 28207
    (980)343-5522
    Magnet School
    1.2  mi  |  738  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Charlotte, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.04, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Charlotte is Lake Wylie Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.