Northwest School Of The Arts

  • Northwest School Of The Arts serves 1,083 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is higher 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 65% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Northwest School Of The Arts placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Northwest School Of The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Northwest School Of The Arts's student population of 1,083 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students1,083 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Northwest School Of The Arts is ranked within the top 20% 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 School Of The Arts is 0.64, 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#489 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
49%
25%
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White
33%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.68
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-Mecklenburg Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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