Central Cabarrus High School

505 Hwy 49 S
Concord, NC 28025
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Central Cabarrus High School serves 1,270 students in grades 9-12.
Central Cabarrus High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Central Cabarrus High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Central Cabarrus High School's student population of 1,270 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Central Cabarrus High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Central Cabarrus High School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#454 out of 2568 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
22%
20%
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Black
25%
25%
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White
46%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Graduation Rate
84%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Central Cabarrus High School's ranking?
Central Cabarrus High School is ranked #454 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 58% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Central Cabarrus High School?
The graduation rate of Central Cabarrus High School is 84%, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Central Cabarrus High School?
1,270 students attend Central Cabarrus High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Central Cabarrus High School students are White, 25% of students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Central Cabarrus High School?
Central Cabarrus High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Central Cabarrus High School offer ?
Central Cabarrus High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Central Cabarrus High School part of?
Central Cabarrus High School is part of Cabarrus County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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