Bear Grass Charter School

Bear Grass Charter School serves 407 students in grades 6-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Bear Grass Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bear Grass Charter School's student population of 407 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Bear Grass Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bear Grass Charter School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1215 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
4%
18%
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Black
1%
25%
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White
95%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.100.68
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBear Grass Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bear Grass Charter School is Riverside High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Riverside Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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