The Mountain Community School

  • The Mountain Community School serves 193 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The Mountain Community School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • The Mountain Community School's student population of 193 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students193 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of The Mountain Community School
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of The Mountain Community School by grade.

School Comparison

  • The Mountain Community School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of The Mountain Community School is 0.25, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of The Mountain Community School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of The Mountain Community School 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of The Mountain Community School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in The Mountain Community School and percentage of American Indian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2005-06 school year data.
Asian
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in The Mountain Community School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in The Mountain Community School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in The Mountain Community School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
86%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in The Mountain Community School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in The Mountain Community School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in The Mountain Community School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.250.46
This chart display the diversity score of The Mountain Community School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in The Mountain Community School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in The Mountain Community School 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 Mountain Community School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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