The Arts Based School

  • The Arts Based School serves 518 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 Arts Based School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52%.

Top Placements

The Arts Based School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • The Arts Based School's student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students518 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of The Arts Based School
Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Arts Based School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Arts Based School is 0.48, 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 School Rank (16-17)#695 out of 2555 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
17%
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Black
20%
25%
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White
69%
48%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score0.480.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArts Based School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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