2332 Mount Harmony Church Rd.
Matthews, NC 28104
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Matthews Charter Academy serves 672 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Matthews Charter Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower 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 46% (which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Matthews Charter Academy's student population of 672 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-7
Total Students
672 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Matthews Charter 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 Matthews Charter Academy is 0.61, 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
#1226 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
25%
25%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-7
  • Students: 672 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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