Northwest Cabarrus High School

5130 Nw Cabarrus Drive
Concord, NC 28027
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Northwest Cabarrus High School serves 1,101 students in grades 9-12.
Northwest Cabarrus High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Northwest Cabarrus High School's student population of 1,101 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Northwest Cabarrus High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Northwest Cabarrus High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#186 out of 2568 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
20%
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Black
21%
25%
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White
55%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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Graduation Rate
91%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Northwest Cabarrus High School's ranking?
Northwest Cabarrus High School is ranked #186 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Northwest Cabarrus High School often compared to?
Northwest Cabarrus High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Cox Mill High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Northwest Cabarrus High School?
The graduation rate of Northwest Cabarrus High School is 91%, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Northwest Cabarrus High School?
1,101 students attend Northwest Cabarrus High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Northwest Cabarrus High School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Northwest Cabarrus High School?
Northwest Cabarrus High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Northwest Cabarrus High School offer ?
Northwest Cabarrus High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Northwest Cabarrus High School part of?
Northwest Cabarrus High School is part of Cabarrus County Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,101 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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