Northwest Cabarrus High School

5130 Nw Cabarrus Drive
Concord, NC 28027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Northwest Cabarrus High School serves 1,328 students in grades 9-12.
Northwest Cabarrus High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

School Overview

Northwest Cabarrus High School's student population of 1,328 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,328 students
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Total Classroom Teachers80 teachers
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School Comparison

Northwest Cabarrus High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest Cabarrus High School is 0.65, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1708 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
23%
25%
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White
52%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.68
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Graduation Rate
91%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabarrus County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Northwest Cabarrus High School is Cabarrus-kannapolis Early Coll (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northwest Cabarrus Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Concord Northwest Cabarrus Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 891 students
    0.1 miles
    5140 Nw Cabarrus Drive
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-4135
    0.1 6-8 891
  • Kannapolis Charles E Boger Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 672 students
    0.2 miles
    5150 Dove Field Lane
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 788-1600
    0.2 K-5 672
  • Concord Cabarrus-kannapolis Early Coll Math: ≤5% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-13 | 235 students
    1.1 miles
    1531 Trinity Church Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 260-0227
    1.1 9-13 235
  • Kannapolis Kannapolis Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,198 student
    1.8 miles
    1445 Oakwood Avenue
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 932-4102
    1.8 6-8 1,198
  • Kannapolis Shady Brook Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
    2.1 miles
    903 Rogers Lake Road
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 933-2434
    2.1 K-5 360

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