Cape Fear Center For Inquiry

  • Cape Fear Center For Inquiry serves 405 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (which is higher 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 73% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cape Fear Center For Inquiry placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

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Cape Fear Center For Inquiry places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Cape Fear Center For Inquiry's student population of 405 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cape Fear Center For Inquiry is ranked within the top 10% 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 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cape Fear Center For Inquiry is 0.24, 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
6%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cape Fear Center For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cape Fear Center For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
5%
16%
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Black
6%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cape Fear Center For Inquiry and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
87%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cape Fear Center For Inquiry.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.240.46
This chart display the diversity score of Cape Fear Center For Inquiry and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Cape Fear Center For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Cape Fear Center For Inquiry and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCape Fear Center For Inquiry School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is amazing. They care about the child's social and emotional development as well as acedemic achievement. My son is thriving there and is genuinely developing a love for learning!
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5  
CFCI has for years been the top school for students K-8. The dedication to the students growth as thinkers is without compare. Over the last couple of years the administration has taken a turn for the worst firing the best teachers and losing focus of the mission but the quality teachers and parents that remain are holding on tightly to the mission of the school.
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