Ashley Park Prek-8 School

  • Ashley Park Prek-8 School serves 599 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ashley Park Prek-8 School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

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Ashley Park Prek-8 School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Ashley Park Prek-8 School's student population of 599 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students599 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ashley Park Prek-8 School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ashley Park Prek-8 School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2348 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
88%
26%
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White
3%
50%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.220.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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