Central Academy Of Technology & Arts

  • Central Academy Of Technology & Arts serves 793 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Central Academy Of Technology & Arts placed in the top 1% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Central Academy Of Technology & Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Central Academy Of Technology & Arts's student population of 793 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Central Academy Of Technology & Arts is ranked within the top 1% 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Central Academy Of Technology & Arts is 0.42, 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 Rankn/a
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
16%
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Black
11%
26%
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White
75%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.46
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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