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

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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Northwest Cabarrus High School

Concord, NC


Northwest Cabarrus High School
5130 NW Cabarrus Drive
Concord, NC  28027
Phone: 704-788-4111
Cabarrus County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,173
Type: Regular School    
Northwest Cabarrus High School

Northwest Cabarrus High School


Metro Area Ranking

#46
Metro Area High School Ranking: Northwest Cabarrus High School is ranked #46 out of 102 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (55th percentile). Cick the link to see all 102 high schools.


State Ranking

#175
Statewide High School Ranking: Northwest Cabarrus High School is ranked #175 out of 492 of the best high schools in North Carolina (64th percentile). Click the link to see all 492 high schools.


Overall, Northwest Cabarrus High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Cabarrus County, NC. Northwest Cabarrus High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,173 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

80.1
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Northwest Cabarrus High School had a Student Growth Score of 80.1. This placed Northwest Cabarrus High School in the 62nd percentile of 2431 North Carolina 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

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests
End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 30% - Level 1
 30% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 490
Math 511
Composite Score 1001
SAT Participation Rate 61 %




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 1%
 Asian - 1%
 Black - 21%
 Black - 21%
 Hispanic - 17%
 Hispanic - 17%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 57%
 White - 57%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Northwest Cabarrus High 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 Northwest Cabarrus High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Northwest Cabarrus Middle School 6 0.1 miles Concord, NC Regular 6-8
Cabarrus-Kanapolis Early College High School 10 0.9 miles Concord, NC Regular 9-13
Kannapolis Middle School 2 1.7 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular 7-8
Shady Brook Elementary School 4 2.0 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular K-4
Winecoff Elementary School 3 2.5 miles Concord, NC Regular PK-5
Royal Oaks Elementary School 1 3.0 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular K-5
Fred L Wilson Elementary School 2 3.3 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular PK-4
Harold E. Winkler Middle School 5 3.7 miles Concord, NC Regular 6-8
Forest Park Elementary School 5 3.7 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular K-4
Kannapolis Intermediate School 2 3.9 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular 5-6
Beverly Hills Elementary School 6 3.9 miles Concord, NC Regular K-5
A L Brown High School 4 4.0 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular 9-12
Weddington Hills Elementary School 7 4.0 miles Concord, NC Regular K-5
W R Odell Elementary School 9 4.6 miles Concord, NC Regular K-5
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School 3 4.6 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular PK-4
Harris Road Middle School 10 4.7 miles Concord, NC Regular 6-8
Concord High School 7 4.7 miles Concord, NC Regular 9-12
Jackson Park Elementary School 3 5.0 miles Kannapolis, NC Regular K-4
Coltrane-Webb Elementary School 7 5.1 miles Concord, NC Regular K-5
Carl A Furr Elementary School 6 5.3 miles Concord, NC Regular PK-5







 




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