Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.
Student Growth Index Explained

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Carmel Middle School

Charlotte, NC


Carmel Middle School
5001 Camilla Dr
Charlotte, NC  28226 (Mecklenburg County)
Phone: 980-343-6705

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 6-8
Enrollment: 1036
Type: Regular School    
System: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Carmel Middle School

Carmel Middle School

#25
Middle School Ranking: Carmel Middle School is ranked #25 out of 134 middle schools in the greater Charlotte metro area (81st percentile). Click here to see all 134 middle schools.


Overall, Carmel Middle School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Mecklenburg County, NC and is part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district.

93.5
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Carmel Middle School had a Student Growth Score of 93.5. This placed Carmel Middle School in the 92nd percentile of 491 Charlotte-area public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.    

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

Please note: Starting in 2014, the state of North Carolina began to assign letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


 North Carolina Standardized Tests
 End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 6

 35% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 37% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 29% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 6% - Level 2
 6% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

 End of Course Scores

EOC Math I

 65% - Level 5 (Superior)
 65% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 19%
 Black - 19%
 Hispanic - 20%
 Hispanic - 20%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 56%
 White - 56%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Carmel Middle School for the 2014-2015 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2014-2015 school year. Rankings for Carmel Middle School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

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School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Olde Providence Elementary School 9 1.3 miles Charlotte Regular K-5
Lansdowne Elementary School 7 1.6 miles Charlotte Regular K-5
Sharon Elementary School 10 1.8 miles Charlotte Regular K-5
Beverly Woods Elementary School 9 1.9 miles Charlotte Regular PK-5
Providence High School 10 2.6 miles Charlotte Regular 9-12
South Charlotte Middle School 10 2.7 miles Charlotte Regular 6-8
Smithfield Elementary School 8 2.9 miles Charlotte Regular PK-5
Quail Hollow Middle School 4 3.0 miles Charlotte Regular 6-8
Alexander Graham Middle School 9 3.1 miles Charlotte Regular 6-8
Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School 2 3.1 miles Charlotte Regular K-5
Selwyn Elementary School 10 3.2 miles Charlotte Regular K-5
Myers Park High School 10 3.4 miles Charlotte Regular 9-12
Rama Road Elementary School 3 3.4 miles Charlotte Regular PK-5
Elizabeth Lane Elementary School 10 3.4 miles Matthews Regular K-5
South Mecklenburg High School 9 3.4 miles Charlotte Regular 9-12
Cotswold Elementary School 7 3.5 miles Charlotte Regular K-5
Charlotte Secondary School 5 3.5 miles Charlotte Charter 6-11
McAlpine Elementary School 8 3.5 miles Charlotte Regular PK-5
Greenway Park Elementary School 3 3.8 miles Charlotte Regular PK-5
Randolph Middle School 9 3.9 miles Charlotte Regular 6-8


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