Cumberland Polytechnic

  • Cumberland Polytechnic serves 245 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (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 80-89% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Cumberland Polytechnic 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 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Cumberland Polytechnic places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Cumberland Polytechnic's student population of 245 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students245 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Cumberland Polytechnic is ranked within the top 1% 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 22:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Cumberland Polytechnic is 0.68, which is equal to 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)#19 out of 2555 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
43%
25%
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White
35%
48%
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Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.68
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Graduation Rate≥90%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCumberland County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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