Turning Point Academy

  • Turning Point Academy serves 160 students in grades 4-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (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 6-9% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Turning Point Academy's student population of 160 students has declined by 34% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 4-12
Total Students160 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Turning Point Academy's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Turning Point Academy is 0.37, 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#2530 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
13%
17%
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Black
78%
26%
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White
4%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.370.46
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Graduation Rate≤10%
88%
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Turning Point Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-Mecklenburg s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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