Waxhaw Elementary School

1101 Old Providence Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 568 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Waxhaw Elementary School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 568 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Bottom 50% in NC
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Waxhaw Elementary School's student population of 568 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Waxhaw Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,568 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Waxhaw Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#1336 out of 2568 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Waxhaw Elementary School, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
39%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
45%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Waxhaw Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
9%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
67%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Waxhaw Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Waxhaw Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Waxhaw Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Waxhaw Elementary School's ranking?
Waxhaw Elementary School is ranked #1336 out of 2,568 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Waxhaw Elementary School often compared to?
Waxhaw Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Kensington Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% NC state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NC state average).
How many students attend Waxhaw Elementary School?
568 students attend Waxhaw Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Waxhaw Elementary School students are White, 15% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Waxhaw Elementary School?
Waxhaw Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Waxhaw Elementary School offer ?
Waxhaw Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Waxhaw Elementary School part of?
Waxhaw Elementary School is part of Union County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 568 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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