Waddell Language Academy

7030 Nations Ford Rd

Charlotte, NC 28217

Tel: (980)343-5815
Grades KG-8
1,354 students
Waddell Language Academy serves 1,354 students in grades KG - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Waddell Language Academy operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1354 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,354 students
Waddell Language Academy Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Waddell Language Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Waddell Language Academy Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Waddell Language Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Waddell Language Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Waddell Language Academy Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
16%
15%
Waddell Language Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
28%
26%
Waddell Language Academy Black Students (1990-2014)
White
46%
51%
Waddell Language Academy White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Waddell Language Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.69 0.45
Waddell Language Academy Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
47%
Waddell Language Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Waddell Language Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District's student population of 142,991 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,770 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,169 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
1
Number of Students Managed 142,991 1,120
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,297 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,530 MM $18 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,770 $10,864
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,169 $10,591
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Myers Park High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alexander Graham Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pinewood Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
    0.4 miles
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    CharlotteNC 28210
    (980)343-5825
    0.4PK-5563
  • CharlotteMontclaire Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 622 students
    0.8 miles
    5801 Farmbrook Dr
    CharlotteNC 28210
    (980)343-3635
    0.8PK-5622
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    1.5 miles
    4000 Applegate Rd
    CharlotteNC 28209
    (980)343-5820
    1.5KG-8718
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    Grades: PK-6 | 436 students
    1.6 miles
    3701 Haven Dr
    CharlotteNC 28209
    (980)343-5830
    1.6PK-6436

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