John Motley Morehead Elementary School

Tel: (980)343-5775
Grades: KG-7

852 students

John Motley Morehead Elementary School serves 852 students in grades KG-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
John Motley Morehead Elementary School operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.

Overview

The student population of 852 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-7
Total Students 852 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
John Motley Morehead Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade John Motley Morehead Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Hispanic
17%
13%
Black
65%
27%
White
7%
52%
All Ethnic Groups John Motley Morehead Elementary School Sch Ethnicity John Motley Morehead Elementary 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.
0.54 0.44
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.
49%
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.
8%
8%
John Motley Morehead Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 141,062 students has stayed relatively flat 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 (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $1,699 MM $19 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Zebulon B Vance High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Martin Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Nathaniel Alexander Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • CharlotteNathaniel Alexander Elementary School
    7910 Neal Rd
    CharlotteNC 28262
    (980)343-5268
    0.1 mi | 828 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • CharlotteZebulon B Vance High School
    7600 Ibm Rd
    CharlotteNC 28262
    (980)343-5284
    0.5 mi | 1792 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlotteJames Martin Middle School
    7800 Ibm Dr
    CharlotteNC 28262
    (980)343-5382
    0.6 mi | 1120 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • CharlotteDerita Alternative
    Alternative School
    2300 West Sugar Creek Rd
    CharlotteNC 28262
    (980)343-5231
    Alternative School

    1.2 mi | 240 students | Gr. 4-12                      
  • CharlotteHidden Valley Elementary School
    5100 Snow White Ln
    CharlotteNC 28213
    (980)343-6810
    2 mi | 760 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.