Waddell Language Academy

7030 Nations Ford Rd

Charlotte, NC 28217

Tel: (980)343-5815
  • Waddell Language Academy serves 1,405 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
  • Waddell Language Academy operates within the Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1405 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 1,405 students
Waddell Language Academy Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Waddell Language Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Waddell Language Academy Total Teachers (1988-2015)
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)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Waddell Language Academy American Indian Students (1992-2005)
Asian
5%
3%
Waddell Language Academy Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
18%
16%
Waddell Language Academy Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
25%
26%
Waddell Language Academy Black Students (1988-2015)
White
47%
50%
Waddell Language Academy White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Waddell Language Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
4%
Waddell Language Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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 (1988-2015)
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.
n/a n/a
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.
n/a n/a
Waddell Language Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District's student population of 145,636 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,552 in this district is less than the state average of $15,636. The district revenue/student has declined by 49% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,852 is less than the state average of $15,099. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
166
1
Number of Students Managed 145,636 912
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $1,236 MM $14 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $1,279 MM $14 MM
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $8,552 $15,636
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $8,852 $15,099
Charlotte-mecklenburg s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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