Shaw Academy

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Shaw Academy serves 39 students in grades 6-12.
Shaw Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower 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 ≤20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Shaw Academy's student population of 39 students has declined by 40% over five school years.
The teacher population of 11 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students39 students
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Total Classroom Teachers11 teachers
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School Comparison

Shaw Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Shaw Academy is 0.44, 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
#2379 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:115:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
74%
25%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.68
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
7%
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 Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Shaw Academy is Turning Point Academy (3.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bethware Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kings Mountain Bethware Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    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
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 142 students
    3.6 miles
    409 West Sumter Street
    Shelby, NC 28150
    (704) 476-8399
    3.6 6-12 142
  • Shelby Cleveland Echs Math: ≤10% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-13 | 213 students
    3.8 miles
    1800 E. Marion Street
    Shelby, NC 28152
    (704) 669-4710
    3.8 9-13 213
  • Shelby Shelby Intermediate Math: 35% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-6 | 479 students
    3.8 miles
    220 S Post Road
    Shelby, NC 28152
    (704) 476-8371
    3.8 5-6 479
  • Kings Mountain Kings Mountain Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 632 students
    4.0 miles
    1000 Phifer Road
    Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (704) 476-8340
    4 7-8 632

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