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First Ward Creative Arts Academy

Charlotte, NC


First Ward Creative Arts Academy
715 N. Caldwell St
Charlotte, NC  28202
Phone: 980-343-5485
Mecklenburg County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 6 out of 10 stars
6  

Grades Served: K-5
Enrollment: 495
Type: Regular School
First Ward Creative Arts Academy

First Ward Creative Arts Academy



Metro Area Ranking

#174
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: First Ward Creative Arts Academy is ranked #174 of 332 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (48th percentile). Click the link to see all 332 elementary schools.

State Ranking

#768
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: First Ward Creative Arts Academy is ranked #768 out of 1536 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (50th percentile). Click the link to see all 1536 elementary schools.

Overall, First Ward Creative Arts Academy is a 6-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Mecklenburg County, NC. First Ward Creative Arts Academy has an enrollment of approximately 495 students and serves grades K-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

80.0
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: First Ward Creative Arts Academy had a Student Growth Score of 80.0. This placed First Ward Creative Arts Academy in the 61st percentile of 2385 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
C
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

C
  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

D
  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

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


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Students

Student Enrollment Trend

Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 1%
 Asian - 1%
 Black - 75%
 Black - 75%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 White - 3%
 White - 3%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at First Ward Creative Arts Academy for the 2022-2023 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 30% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 30% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 4

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 50% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 50% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 5

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 27% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 37% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 37% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 3

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 61% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 61% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 4

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 44% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 44% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 5

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 12% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 65% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 65% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Science Grade 5

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 14% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 37% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 37% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)


School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2022-2023 school year. Rankings for First Ward Creative Arts Academy and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Regular Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Piedmont Middle School
10 
0.6 miles Charlotte 6-8
Elizabeth Traditional Elementary
1.0 miles Charlotte K-5
Walter G. Byers School
1.2 miles Charlotte PK-8
Irwin Academic Center
1.2 miles Charlotte K-5
Villa Heights Elementary School
1.2 miles Charlotte K-5
Dilworth Elementary School
10 
1.6 miles Charlotte 3-5
Oaklawn Language Academy
1.8 miles Charlotte K-8
Highland Mill Montessori Elementary School
10 
1.9 miles Charlotte PK-6
Bruns Avenue Elementary School
2.0 miles Charlotte PK-5
Druid Hills Academy
2.0 miles Charlotte PK-8
Chantilly Montessori School
2.3 miles Charlotte PK-6
Eastover Elementary School
10 
2.3 miles Charlotte K-5
Northwest School of the Arts
2.3 miles Charlotte 6-12
Highland Renaissance Academy
2.5 miles Charlotte PK-5
Shamrock Gardens Elementary School
2.5 miles Charlotte PK-5
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Piedmont Middle School
10 
0.6 miles 6-8
Elizabeth Traditional Elementary
1.0 miles K-5
Walter G. Byers School
1.2 miles PK-8
Irwin Academic Center
1.2 miles K-5
Villa Heights Elementary School
1.2 miles K-5
Dilworth Elementary School
10 
1.6 miles 3-5
Oaklawn Language Academy
1.8 miles K-8
Highland Mill Montessori Elementary School
10 
1.9 miles PK-6
Bruns Avenue Elementary School
2.0 miles PK-5
Druid Hills Academy
2.0 miles PK-8
Chantilly Montessori School
2.3 miles PK-6
Eastover Elementary School
10 
2.3 miles K-5
Northwest School of the Arts
2.3 miles 6-12
Highland Renaissance Academy
2.5 miles PK-5
Shamrock Gardens Elementary School
2.5 miles PK-5


Charters Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Charlotte Lab School
0.1 miles Charlotte K-11
VERITAS Community School
1.7 miles Charlotte K-8
Sugar Creek Charter School
2.8 miles Charlotte K-12
Aristotle Preparatory Academy
2.8 miles Charlotte K-8
Movement Charter School
3.0 miles Charlotte K-7
KIPP Charlotte
4.0 miles Charlotte K-8
Metrolina Regional Scholars' Academy
10 
5.1 miles Charlotte K-8
Jackson Day School
6.5 miles Charlotte K-12
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
6.9 miles Charlotte K-8
Steele Creek Preparatory Academy
6.9 miles Charlotte K-8
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Charlotte Lab School
0.1 miles K-11
VERITAS Community School
1.7 miles K-8
Sugar Creek Charter School
2.8 miles K-12
Aristotle Preparatory Academy
2.8 miles K-8
Movement Charter School
3.0 miles K-7
KIPP Charlotte
4.0 miles K-8
Metrolina Regional Scholars' Academy
10 
5.1 miles K-8
Jackson Day School
6.5 miles K-12
East Voyager Academy of Charlotte
6.9 miles K-8
Steele Creek Preparatory Academy
6.9 miles K-8