Highland Charter (Closed 2013)

324 North Highland Stree
Gastonia, NC 28052
  • Highland Charter served 114 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 50-59% (which was lower than the North Carolina state average of 82%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 30-39% (which was lower than the North Carolina state average of 73%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students114 students
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Total Classroom Teachers5 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Highland Charter by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
82%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highland Charter 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highland Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Highland Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highland Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
82%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highland Charter and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
4%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highland Charter and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highland Charter and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highland Charter.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.320.46
This chart display the diversity score of Highland Charter and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highland Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highland Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHighland Charter School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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