329 N. Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Irwin Academic Center serves 425 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Irwin Academic Center placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 79% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Irwin Academic Center ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Irwin Academic Center's student population of 425 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Irwin Academic Center is ranked within the top 5% 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 Irwin Academic Center 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 Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#73 out of 2571 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
16%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
48%
25%
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White
25%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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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: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 425 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68 (Top 20%)

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