Socrates Academy

3909 Weddington Rd

Matthews, NC 28105

Tel: (704)321-1711
Grades KG-8
653 students
Socrates Academy serves 653 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Socrates Academy operates within the Socrates Academy School District.

School Overview

The student population of 653 students has grown by 134% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 207% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 653 students
Socrates Academy Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Socrates Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Socrates Academy Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Socrates Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is less 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 15:1 16:1
Socrates Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
7%
3%
Socrates Academy Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
6%
15%
Socrates Academy Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
5%
26%
Socrates Academy Black Students (2006-2014)
White
80%
51%
Socrates Academy White Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Socrates Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Socrates Academy 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.
0.35 0.45
Socrates Academy Diversity Score (2006-2014)
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%
47%
Socrates Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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%
7%
Socrates Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2012-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 653 students has grown by 134% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,046 is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 30% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,188 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 37% over four years.
School District Name Socrates Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 653 1,120
Socrates Academy School District Students Managed (2006-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $18 MM
Socrates Academy School District District Total Revenue (2006-2010)
District Spending $3 MM $18 MM
Socrates Academy School District District Spending (2006-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,046 $10,864
Socrates Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2006-2010)
District Spending / Student $7,188 $10,591
Socrates Academy School District District Spending / Student (2006-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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    CharlotteNC 28270
    (980)343-3970
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  • MatthewsAntioch Elementary School
    1.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 839 students3101 Antioch Church Rd
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)841-2505
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  • Charlotte Providence Spring Elementary School
    2.1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 837 students10045 Providence Church Ln
    CharlotteNC 28277
    (980)343-6935
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  • Matthews Elizabeth Lane Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 992 students121 Elizabeth Ln
    MatthewsNC 28105
    (980)343-5700
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