Shaw Academy

  • Shaw Academy serves 54 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (which is lower 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Shaw Academy's student population of 54 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students54 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2497 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
76%
26%
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White
15%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Shaw Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.400.46
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Graduation Rate60-79%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
90%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Shaw Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameScotland County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kings Mountain Bethware Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 458 students
    1.5 miles
    115 Bethware Drive
    Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (704)476-8346
    1.5 PK-4 458
  • Shelby Turning Point Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 111 students
    3.6 miles
    409 West Sumter Street
    Shelby, NC 28150
    (704)476-8399
    3.6 6-12 111
  • Shelby Cleveland Echs
    Grades: 9-13 | 210 students
    3.8 miles
    1800 E. Marion Street
    Shelby, NC 28152
    (704)669-4710
    3.8 9-13 210
  • Shelby Shelby Intermediate
    Grades: 5-6 | 471 students
    3.8 miles
    220 S Post Road
    Shelby, NC 28152
    (704)476-8371
    3.8 5-6 471
  • Kings Mountain Kings Mountain Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 623 students
    4.0 miles
    1000 Phifer Road
    Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (704)476-8340
    4.0 7-8 623

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