11830 Tom Short Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Polo Ridge Elementary School serves 1,002 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Polo Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Polo Ridge Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

Polo Ridge Elementary School's student population of 1,002 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
1,002 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
56 teachers
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School Rankings

Polo Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Polo Ridge Elementary School is 0.63, 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 Data
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#98 out of 2571 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polo Ridge Elementary 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polo Ridge Elementary 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
32%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
7%
25%
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White
51%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.63
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polo Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,002 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63 (Top 50%)

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