Cardinal Charter Academy

1020 St. Charles Place
Cary, NC 27513
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Cardinal Charter Academy serves 976 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Cardinal Charter Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher 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 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Cardinal Charter Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Cardinal Charter Academy's student population of 976 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students976 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Cardinal Charter Academy is ranked within the top 10% 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 Cardinal Charter Academy is 0.73, which is more 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
#252 out of 2561 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
14%
25%
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White
46%
48%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCardinal Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cardinal Charter Academy is Cary High School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Cary Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kingswood Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cary Cardinal Charter Academy West Campus Charter School

    0.0 miles
    1020 St. Charles Place
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 653-5000
    0 n/a n/a
  • Cary Kingswood Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
    0.7 miles
    200 E. Johnson Street
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 460-3481
    0.7 PK-5 414
  • Cary Northwoods Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
    0.7 miles
    8850 Chapel Hill Road
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 460-3491
    0.7 PK-5 526
  • Cary West Cary Middle School Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 6-8 | 992 students
    0.8 miles
    1000 Evans Road
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 460-3528
    0.8 6-8 992
  • Cary Reedy Creek Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 651 students
    0.9 miles
    940 Reedy Creek Road
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 380-3660
    0.9 K-5 651

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