Waddell Language Academy

7030 Nations Ford Rd

Charlotte, NC 28217-3509

Tel: (980)343-5815
Grades: KG-8

1,289 students

Waddell Language Academy serves 1,289 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Waddell Language Academy operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.

Overview

The student population of 1289 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,289 students
Gender % 39% Male / 61%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 78 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 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 17:1 14:1
Asian
4%
3%
Hispanic
16%
14%
Black
30%
27%
White
45%
52%
Two or more races
5%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.68 0.45
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.
26%
47%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 146,708 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
175
1
Number of Students Managed 146,708 1,330
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,620 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,581 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,995 $10,880
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 E E Waddell High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alexander Graham Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinewood Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CharlottePinewood Elementary School
    805 Seneca Place
    CharlotteNC 28210
    (980)343-5825
    0.4 mi | 524 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CharlotteMontclaire Elementary School
    5801 Farmbrook Dr
    CharlotteNC 28210
    (980)343-3635
    0.8 mi | 559 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • CharlotteCollinswood Language Academy
    Magnet School
    4000 Applegate Rd
    CharlotteNC 28209
    (980)343-5820
    Magnet School

    1.5 mi | 712 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • CharlotteHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Park Road Montessori
    Magnet School
    3701 Haven Dr
    CharlotteNC 28209
    (980)343-5830
    Magnet School

    1.6 mi | 498 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • CharlotteE E Waddell High School
    7030 Nations Ford Rd
    CharlotteNC 28217
    (980)343-6769
    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      

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