Charlotte Lab School

  • Charlotte Lab School serves 534 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Charlotte Lab 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 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Charlotte Lab School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Charlotte Lab School's student population of 534 students has grown by 82% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 94% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Charlotte Lab School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Charlotte Lab School is 0.59, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#262 out of 2555 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Charlotte Lab School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
17%
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Black
19%
25%
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White
60%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Charlotte Lab School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Charlotte Lab School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.590.68
This chart display the diversity score of Charlotte Lab School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
52%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte Lab School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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