Piedmont Community Charter School

  • Piedmont Community Charter School serves 1,299 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 56% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Piedmont Community Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Piedmont Community Charter School's student population of 1,299 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,299 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Piedmont Community Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Piedmont Community Charter School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#605 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Piedmont Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Piedmont Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
17%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Piedmont Community Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
67%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Piedmont Community Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Piedmont Community Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.51n/a
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Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Piedmont Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
15%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Piedmont Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePiedmont Community Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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