Myers Park High School

2400 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Myers Park High School serves 3,539 students in grades 9-12.
Myers Park High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Myers Park High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Myers Park High School's student population of 3,539 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 174 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
3,539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
174 teachers
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School Rankings

Myers Park High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Myers Park High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#123 out of 2568 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
21%
25%
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White
60%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
80%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Myers Park High School's ranking?
Myers Park High School is ranked #123 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Myers Park High School often compared to?
Myers Park High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ardrey Kell High School, Providence High School, South Mecklenburg High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
81% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Myers Park High School?
The graduation rate of Myers Park High School is 80%, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Myers Park High School?
3,539 students attend Myers Park High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Myers Park High School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Myers Park High School?
Myers Park High School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Myers Park High School offer ?
Myers Park High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Myers Park High School part of?
Myers Park High School is part of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,539 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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