Sandy Ridge Elementary School

10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Sandy Ridge Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Sandy Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (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 79% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Sandy Ridge Elementary School's student population of 513 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students513 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Sandy Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Sandy Ridge Elementary School is 0.50, 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
#23 out of 2561 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
5%
25%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Sandy Ridge Elementary School is Marvin Ridge High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Marvin Ridge Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Waxhaw Marvin Ridge High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,692 student
    0.2 miles
    2825 Crane Road
    Waxhaw, NC 28173
    (704) 290-1520
    0.2 9-12 1,692
  • Waxhaw Marvin Ridge Middle School Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,177 student
    0.2 miles
    2831 Crane Road
    Waxhaw, NC 28173
    (704) 290-1510
    0.2 6-8 1,177
  • Waxhaw Marvin Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 625 students
    2.1 miles
    9700 Marvin School Rd
    Waxhaw, NC 28173
    (704) 843-5399
    2.1 PK-5 625
  • Waxhaw Kensington Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 770 students
    2.2 miles
    8701 Kensington Drive
    Waxhaw, NC 28173
    (704) 290-1500
    2.2 PK-5 770
  • Waxhaw Apprentice Academy High School Of Nc Charter School

    2.4 miles
    8201 Willow Branch Drive
    Waxhaw, NC 28173
    (980) 288-8459
    2.4 n/a n/a

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