Kannapolis City Schools School District

100 Denver Street
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Kannapolis City Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public elementary schools serving 3,709 students in Kannapolis City Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Kannapolis City Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 34% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
8 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
5,379 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
366 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Kannapolis City Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 86% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#257 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Kannapolis City Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
34%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Kannapolis City Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kannapolis City Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Kannapolis City Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.72
0.70
# American Indian Students
14 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
56 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,960 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
37%
20%
# Black Students
1,457 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
27%
25%
# White Students
1,515 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
28%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
374 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
428
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
389
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
413
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
388
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
378
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
404
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
403
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
444
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
462
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
583
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
366
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
414
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
307
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,516 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,178 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$62 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Kannapolis City Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$60 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Kannapolis City Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,516
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Kannapolis City Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,178
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Kannapolis City Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Kannapolis City Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jackson Park Elementary School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 Jackson Street
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 933-2831
Grades: K-5
| 429 students
Rank: #22.
North Kannapolis Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N Walnut Street
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 933-2935
Grades: K-5
| 263 students
Rank: #33.
Forest Park Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1333 Forest Park Drive
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 932-8121
Grades: PK-5
| 454 students
Rank: #44.
Fred L Wilson Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1401 Pine Street
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 932-8656
Grades: K-5
| 427 students
Rank: #55.
Kannapolis Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Virginia Dare Street
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 932-4102
Grades: 6-8
| 1,309 students
Rank: #66.
Shady Brook Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
903 Rogers Lake Road
Kannapolis, NC 28081
(704) 933-2434
Grades: K-5
| 286 students
Rank: #77.
Gw Carver Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
525 East C St
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 932-4161
Grades: K-5
| 541 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 5,379 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : 87% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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