Northwest Cabarrus High School

  • Northwest Cabarrus High School serves 1,202 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Northwest Cabarrus High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Northwest Cabarrus High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Northwest Cabarrus High School's student population of 1,202 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest Cabarrus High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Northwest Cabarrus High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1017 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
16%
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Black
22%
26%
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White
56%
50%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Northwest Cabarrus High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.610.46
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Graduation Rate
97%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabarrus County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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