The Expedition School

  • The Expedition School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (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 83% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The Expedition School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The Expedition School's student population of 336 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Expedition School is ranked within the top 5% 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 The Expedition School is 0.29, 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#50 out of 2561 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
2%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Expedition School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
84%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Expedition School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Expedition School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.290.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Expedition School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Expedition School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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