Union County School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 11 public middle schools serving 9,986 students in Union County School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public middle schools in North Carolina.
Public Middle Schools in Union County School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the North Carolina public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 47% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Union County School District are Weddington Middle School, Marvin Ridge Middle School and Cuthbertson Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the North Carolina public middle school average of 51% (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
11 Schools
799 Schools
# Students
9,986 Students
448,860 Students
# Teachers
567 Teachers
29,401 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Union County School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 258 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
0.56
0.67
# American Indian Students
21 Students
6,126 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
431 Students
14,322 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,665 Students
75,273 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
17%
# Black Students
1,223 Students
113,992 Students
% Black Students
12%
26%
# White Students
6,316 Students
219,917 Students
% White Students
63%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
570 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
322 Students
18,727 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,528
# Students in K Grade:
-
12,448
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
12,517
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
12,429
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
12,764
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
13,054
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
16,199
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,215
113,065
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,342
116,908
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,331
110,052
# Students in 9th Grade:
27
8,320
# Students in 10th Grade:
29
7,438
# Students in 11th Grade:
12
6,440
# Students in 12th Grade:
30
5,194
# 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 Middle Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Parkwood Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3219 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 764-2910
Grades: 6-8
| 956 students
Rank: #88.
East Union Middle School
Math: 41% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6010 W Marshville Blvd
Marshville, NC 28103
(704) 290-1540
Grades: 6-8
| 896 students
Rank: #99.
Monroe Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 E Sunset Drive
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 296-3120
Grades: 6-8
| 901 students
Rank: #1010.
South Providence
Alternative School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 South Providence Street
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1580
Grades: 6-12
| 58 students
Rank: #1111.
Wolfe School
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
722 Brewer Drive
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 290-1568
Grades: K-12
| 89 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 9,986 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 10% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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