Turning Point Academy
Turning Point Academy serves 142 students in grades 6-12.
Turning Point Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 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 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).
Turning Point Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:
Turning Point Academy's student population of 142 students has grown by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Turning Point Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Turning Point Academy is 0.62, 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 Data
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#2556 out of 2571 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education
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