Cardinal Charter

  • Cardinal Charter serves 927 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (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 69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Cardinal Charter 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 10%) 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 48% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Cardinal Charter's student population of 927 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students927 students
This chart display total students of Cardinal Charter by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Cardinal Charter by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Cardinal Charter by grade.

School Comparison

  • Cardinal Charter 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 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cardinal Charter is 0.69, which is more 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
7%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cardinal Charter 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)
69%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cardinal Charter 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 Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Cardinal Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Cardinal Charter and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Cardinal Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
10%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Cardinal Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
52%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Cardinal Charter and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
11%
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Cardinal Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Cardinal Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.690.46
This chart display the diversity score of Cardinal Charter and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
52%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCardinal Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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