Oaklawn Language Academy

  • Oaklawn Language Academy serves 559 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 42% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Oaklawn Language Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Oaklawn Language Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Oaklawn Language Academy's student population of 559 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oaklawn Language Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 Oaklawn Language Academy is 0.53, 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#745 out of 2561 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
55%
18%
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Black
41%
25%
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White
2%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.530.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlotte Northwest School Of The Arts Magnet School
    Grades: 6-12 | 1,083 student
    0.5 miles
    1415 Beatties Ford Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28216
    (980) 343-5500
    0.5 6-12 1,083
  • Charlotte Walter G Byers School
    Grades: PK-8 | 357 students
    0.7 miles
    1415 Hamilton St
    Charlotte, NC 28206
    (980) 343-6940
    0.7 PK-8 357
  • Charlotte University Park Creative Arts Magnet School
    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
    0.8 miles
    2400 Hildebrand St
    Charlotte, NC 28216
    (980) 343-5178
    0.8 K-5 450
  • Charlotte Bruns Academy
    Grades: K-8 | 622 students
    1.1 miles
    501 S. Bruns Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    (980) 343-5495
    1.1 K-8 622
  • Charlotte Performance Learning Center
    Grades: 9-12 | 165 students
    1.1 miles
    2300 W Sugar Creek Road
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    (980) 343-1118
    1.1 9-12 165

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