4100 N Roxboro Street
Durham, NC 27704
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Excelsior Classical Academy serves 478 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Excelsior Classical Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Excelsior Classical Academy's student population of 478 students has grown by 89% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 73% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
478 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Excelsior Classical Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Excelsior Classical Academy is 0.62, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#899 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
24%
25%
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White
56%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
52%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 478 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 52% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62 (Top 50%)

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