Cabarrus County Opportunity School

  • Cabarrus County Opportunity School serves 60 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Cabarrus County Opportunity 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 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Cabarrus County Opportunity School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Cabarrus County Opportunity School's student population of 60 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students60 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cabarrus County Opportunity School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,503 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cabarrus County Opportunity School is 0.63, 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 School Rank (13-14)#2487 out of 2503 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
17%
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Black
49%
25%
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White
33%
48%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.630.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabarrus County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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