Union County School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 52 public schools serving 41,552 students in Union County School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Union County School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Union County School District are Central Academy Of Technology And Arts, Marvin Ridge High School and Weddington Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Union County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Union County School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Union County School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
52 Schools
2,688 Schools
# Students
41,552 Students
1,551,508 Students
# Teachers
2,468 Teachers
99,310 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Union County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 305 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NC)
Overall District Rank
#43 out of 305 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Union County   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union County   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Union County   School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.57
0.68
# American Indian Students
88 Students
20,054 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,672 Students
51,696 Students
% Asian Students
4%
4%
# Hispanic Students
7,451 Students
271,088 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
18%
# Black Students
5,207 Students
393,089 Students
% Black Students
13%
25%
# White Students
25,782 Students
749,017 Students
% White Students
62%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
2,146 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,362 Students
66,064 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
273
18,691
# Students in K Grade:
2,511
115,006
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,622
115,491
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,803
116,934
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,041
121,120
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,042
122,769
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,215
123,069
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,215
119,743
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,342
116,908
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,331
110,052
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,812
130,053
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,624
120,963
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,527
114,911
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,194
105,294
# Ungraded Students:
-
504

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,312 in this school district is less than the state median of $9,419. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,484 is less than the state median of $9,637. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$387 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Union County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$394 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Union County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,312
$9,419
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Union County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,484
$9,637
This chart display average spending per public school student in Union County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Union County School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Academy Of Technology And Arts
Math: 94% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
600 Brewer Dr
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 296-3088
Grades: 9-12
| 866 students
Rank: #22.
Marvin Ridge High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2825 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,692 students
Rank: #33.
Weddington Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5903 Deal Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 814-9772
Grades: 6-8
| 1,085 students
Rank: #44.
Weddington High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4901 Monroe-weddington Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 708-5530
Grades: 9-12
| 1,324 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Marvin Ridge Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2831 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 1,177 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Union County Early College
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4209a Old Charlotte Hwy
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 290-1565
Grades: 9-13
| 351 students
Rank: #77.
Rea View Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 Reid Dairy Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1524
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #88.
Weddington Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3927 Twelve Mile Creek Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 849-7238
Grades: PK-5
| 842 students
Rank: #99.
Cuthbertson High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-0105
Grades: 9-12
| 1,633 students
Rank: #1010.
Marvin Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9700 Marvin School Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 843-5399
Grades: PK-5
| 625 students
Rank: #1111.
New Town Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Waxhaw-indian Tr. Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1525
Grades: PK-5
| 955 students
Rank: #1212.
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1505
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #1313.
Antioch Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3101 Antioch Church Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 841-2505
Grades: K-5
| 731 students
Rank: #1414.
Cuthbertson Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1520 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-0107
Grades: 6-8
| 1,234 students
Rank: #1515.
Kensington Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8701 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 770 students
Rank: #1616.
Wesley Chapel Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
110 Potter Rd S
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3081
Grades: K-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1717.
Poplin Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5627 Poplin Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-0320
Grades: PK-5
| 752 students
Rank: #1818.
Unionville Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4511 Unionville Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3055
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #1919.
Piedmont High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3006 Sikes Mill Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 753-2810
Grades: 9-12
| 1,391 students
Rank: #2020.
Stallings Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3501 Stallings Rd
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 290-1558
Grades: K-5
| 541 students
Rank: #2121.
Parkwood High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3220 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 764-2900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,238 students
Rank: #2222.
Porter Ridge Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2827 Ridge Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 225-7555
Grades: 6-8
| 1,310 students
Rank: #2323.
Hemby Bridge Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6701 Indian Trl-fairview Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-6352
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2424.
Porter Ridge High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
2839 Ridge Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 292-7662
Grades: 9-12
| 1,735 students
Rank: #2525.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 Clontz Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 753-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #2626.
Sun Valley High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5211 Old Charlotte Hwy
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3020
Grades: 9-12
| 1,575 students
Rank: #2727.
Piedmont Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2816 Sikes Mill Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-6350
Grades: 6-8
| 1,014 students
Rank: #2828.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5200 Rogers Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 290-1559
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #2929.
Shiloh Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5210 Rogers Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3035
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #3030.
Sardis Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4416 Sardis Church Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 882-4303
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #3131.
New Salem Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6106 Hwy 205
Marshville, NC 28103
(704) 385-9430
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #3232.
Indian Trail Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Education Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-3095
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #3333.
Sun Valley Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1409 Wesley Chapel Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-3009
Grades: 6-8
| 1,266 students
Rank: #3434.
Western Union Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4111 Western Union Sch Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 843-2153
Grades: PK-5
| 611 students
Rank: #3535.
Rocky River Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 N. Rocky River Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 290-1523
Grades: PK-5
| 698 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 41,552 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 10% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.57

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