Walter G Byers School

  • Walter G Byers School serves 357 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Walter G Byers School 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

Walter G Byers School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Walter G Byers School's student population of 357 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Walter G Byers School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Walter G Byers School is 0.24, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#2349 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
17%
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Black
89%
26%
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White
1%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.240.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-Mecklenburg Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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