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Kensington Elementary School

Waxhaw, NC


Kensington Elementary School
8701 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, NC  28173
Phone: 704-290-1500
Union County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10  

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 1,032
Type: Regular School
Kensington Elementary School

Kensington Elementary School



Metro Area Ranking

#30
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Kensington Elementary School is ranked #30 of 332 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (91st percentile). Click the link to see all 332 elementary schools.

State Ranking

#79
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Kensington Elementary School is ranked #79 out of 1536 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (95th percentile). Click the link to see all 1536 elementary schools.

Overall, Kensington Elementary School is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Union County, NC. Kensington Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 1,032 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

86.7
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Kensington Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 86.7. This placed Kensington Elementary School in the 76th 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
B
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

A
  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

B
  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 - 11%
 Asian - 11%
 Black - 6%
 Black - 6%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Hispanic - 8%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 White - 69%
 White - 69%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Kensington Elementary School 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

 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 23% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 11% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 11% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 4

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 13% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 10% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 10% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Math Grade 5

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 20% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 20% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 19% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 19% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 3

 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 21% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 21% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 24% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 24% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 4

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 13% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 16% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 16% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Reading Grade 5

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 17% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 28% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 28% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)

EOG Science Grade 5

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 11% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 12% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 12% - 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 Kensington Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Regular Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
10 
2.2 miles Waxhaw PK-5
Marvin Ridge Middle School
10 
2.3 miles Waxhaw 6-8
Marvin Ridge High School
10 
2.4 miles Waxhaw 9-12
South Providence School
2.5 miles Waxhaw 6-12
Cuthbertson Middle School
10 
2.8 miles Waxhaw 6-8
Cuthbertson High School
10 
3.0 miles Waxhaw 9-12
Waxhaw Elementary School
3.0 miles Waxhaw PK-5
Marvin Elementary School
10 
4.2 miles Marvin PK-5
Indian Land Intermediate School
4.4 miles Indian Land 5-6
Indian Land High School
4.5 miles Lancaster 9-12
New Town Elementary School
10 
4.6 miles Waxhaw PK-5
Indian Land Middle School
4.7 miles Indian Land 7-8
Indian Land Elementary School
10 
4.8 miles Indian Land K-4
Weddington High School
10 
4.9 miles Matthews 9-12
Rea View Elementary School
10 
4.9 miles Waxhaw PK-5
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
10 
2.2 miles PK-5
Marvin Ridge Middle School
10 
2.3 miles 6-8
Marvin Ridge High School
10 
2.4 miles 9-12
South Providence School
2.5 miles 6-12
Cuthbertson Middle School
10 
2.8 miles 6-8
Cuthbertson High School
10 
3.0 miles 9-12
Waxhaw Elementary School
3.0 miles PK-5
Marvin Elementary School
10 
4.2 miles PK-5
Indian Land Intermediate School
4.4 miles 5-6
Indian Land High School
4.5 miles 9-12
New Town Elementary School
10 
4.6 miles PK-5
Indian Land Middle School
4.7 miles 7-8
Indian Land Elementary School
10 
4.8 miles K-4
Weddington High School
10 
4.9 miles 9-12
Rea View Elementary School
10 
4.9 miles PK-5


Charters Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Union Day School
8.2 miles WEDDINGTON K-9
Telra Institute
10 
8.7 miles Charlotte K-7
Socrates Academy
10 
9.2 miles Matthews K-1
Apprentice Academy High School
11.0 miles Monroe 8-12
Union Academy
11.5 miles Monroe K-12
Monroe Charter Academy
12.0 miles Monroe K-6
Union Prep Academy at Indian Trail
12.0 miles Indian Trail K-9
Matthews Charter Academy
12.6 miles Matthews K-8
Charlotte Secondary School
14.4 miles Charlotte 6-12
Unity Classical Charter School
16.0 miles CHARLOTTE K-7
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Union Day School
8.2 miles K-9
Telra Institute
10 
8.7 miles K-7
Socrates Academy
10 
9.2 miles K-1
Apprentice Academy High School
11.0 miles 8-12
Union Academy
11.5 miles K-12
Monroe Charter Academy
12.0 miles K-6
Union Prep Academy at Indian Trail
12.0 miles K-9
Matthews Charter Academy
12.6 miles K-8
Charlotte Secondary School
14.4 miles 6-12
Unity Classical Charter School
16.0 miles K-7