The Learning Center

  • The Learning Center serves 202 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (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 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • The Learning Center's student population of 202 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students202 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of The Learning Center
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • The Learning Center's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Learning Center is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1205 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Learning Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Learning Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Learning Center and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
91%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Learning Center and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Learning Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.170.46
This chart display the diversity score of The Learning Center and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Learning Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThe Learning Center 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
  • Murphy Murphy High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 503 students
    0.5 miles
    234 High School Circle
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2426
    0.5 9-12 503
  • Murphy Murphy Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    0.6 miles
    315 Valley River Avenue
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2424
    0.6 PK-5 469
  • Murphy Murphy Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 310 students
    0.6 miles
    65 Middle School Drive
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-0160
    0.6 6-8 310
  • Murphy Peachtree Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 165 students
    4.3 miles
    30 Upper Peachtree Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-2479
    4.3 PK-5 165
  • Murphy The Oaks Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
    5.0 miles
    4533 Martins Creek Road
    Murphy, NC 28906
    (828)837-6775
    5.0 6-12 60

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