Union County Public Schools - Union County, NC

Below is our ranking of Union County Public Schools:

#2 out of 14  North Carolina school systems* in the greater Charlotte metro area

The ranking above for Union County Public Schools is based on an analysis of district’s students’ end-of-grade and end-of-course test scores, as well as high school SAT scores and graduation rates. We compared these numbers to those of other systems in the greater Charlotte area. Click here to see the full list of school systems in the greater Charlotte area.

End-of-grade test scores in grades 3 through 8 tend to be reported consistently by public schools in North Carolina. For the most recently analyzed school year, 82% of students in grades 3 through 8 in the Union County Public Schools district were reading at or above grade level - compared to 73% of students in all Charlotte-area schools analyzed. And for the same time period, 91% of students in grades 3 through 8 in the Union County Public Schools district completed math end-of-grade tests at or above grade level - compared to 84% of students in all Charlotte-area schools analyzed. And as previously noted, high-school-level testing and graduation data were also considered in our rating of this Union County Public Schools district.

*Note: We compared 13 Charlotte-area school systems, as well as a composite of 20 local charter schools. The composite of charter schools was included for comparison purposes, to make 14 total systems. However, it should be noted that charter schools are not part of a true school system. Each charter school is independently managed.


End-of-Grade Reading - Grades 3-8
At or Above Grade Level
 82% - Students in Union County Public Schools District
 73% - Average of students in all Charlotte-area public schools

End-of-Grade Math - Grades 3-8
At or Above Grade Level
 91% - Students in Union County Public Schools District
 84% - Average of students in all Charlotte-area public schools

Are you interested in finding out what the best schools among Union schools? Below are ratings of individual public schools of various types in the Union County Public Schools system.

Elementary Schools Rankings (Union County Public Schools)

Rank Elementary School Name City Grades
Served
1 Rea View Elementary School Waxhaw K-5
2 Weddington Elementary School Matthews K-5
3 Marvin Elementary School Marvin K-5
4 New Salem Elementary School Marshville K-5
5 Stallings Elementary School Stallings K-5
6 Antioch Elementary School Matthews K-5
7 Sandy Ridge Elementary School Waxhaw K-5
8 New Town Elementary School Waxhaw K-5
9 Kensington Elementary School Waxhaw K-5
10 Shiloh Elementary School Monroe K-5
11 Unionville Elementary School Monroe K-5
12 Wesley Chapel Elementary School Monroe K-5
13 Poplin Elementary School Indian Trail K-5
14 Indian Trail Elementary School Indian Trail K-5
15 Hemby Bridge Elementary School Indian Trail K-5
16 Fairview Elementary School Monroe K-5
17 Sun Valley Elementary School Monroe K-5
18 Waxhaw Elementary School Waxhaw K-5
19 Wingate Elementary School Wingate PK-5
20 Rocky River Elementary School Monroe PK-5
21 Porter Ridge Elementary School Indian Trail K-5
22 Western Union Elementary School Waxhaw K-5
23 Sardis Elementary School Monroe PK-5
24 Prospect Elementary School Monroe K-5
25 Union Elementary School Wingate PK-5
26 Rock Rest Elementary School Monroe PK-5
27 Marshville Elementary School Marshville PK-5
28 Benton Heights Elementary School Monroe PK-5
29 Walter Bickett Elementary School Monroe PK-5
30 East Elementary School Monroe PK-5

Middle Schools Rankings (Union County Public Schools)

Rank Middle School Name City Grades
Served
1 Weddington Middle School Matthews 6-8
2 Cuthbertson Middle School Waxhaw 6-8
3 Marvin Ridge Middle School Waxhaw 6-8
4 Piedmont Middle School Monroe 6-8
5 Porter Ridge Middle School Indian Trail 6-8
6 Sun Valley Middle School Indian Trail 6-8
7 Parkwood Middle School Monroe 6-8
8 East Union Middle School Marshville 6-8
9 Monroe Middle School Monroe 6-8
10 South Providence School Waxhaw 6-12

High Schools Rankings (Union County Public Schools)

10 Stars out of 10 (in alphabetical order)

Stars School Name City Grades
Served
10 Central Academy of Technology Monroe 9-12
10 Cuthbertson High School Waxhaw 9-12
10 Marvin Ridge High School Waxhaw 9-12
10 Union County Early College Monroe 9-13
10 Weddington High School Matthews 9-12

8 Stars out of 10 (in alphabetical order)

Stars School Name City Grades
Served
8 Piedmont High School Monroe 9-12
8 Porter Ridge High School Indian Trail 9-12

6 Stars out of 10 (in alphabetical order)

Stars School Name City Grades
Served
6 Parkwood High School Monroe 9-12
6 Sun Valley High School Monroe 9-12

3 Stars out of 10 (in alphabetical order)

Stars School Name City Grades
Served
3 Forest Hills High School Marshville 9-12
3 Monroe High School Monroe 9-12

2 Stars out of 10

Stars School Name City Grades
Served
2 South Providence School Waxhaw 6-12

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2011-2012 school year. Rankings were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.





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