First Ward Creative Arts Academy

  • First Ward Creative Arts Academy serves 572 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (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 35% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) 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 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • First Ward Creative Arts Academy's student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students572 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • First Ward Creative Arts Academy's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of First Ward Creative Arts Academy is 0.49, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1033 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
23%
17%
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Black
68%
26%
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White
6%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
97%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-Mecklenburg s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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