South Mecklenburg High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8900 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone
(980) 343-3600
District
CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG SCHOOLS
County
MECKLENBURG COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
3258
Classroom Teachers
170

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

8

(10 is best)

Better than 70.6% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

South Mecklenburg High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
62%
50%
58%
50%
66%
50%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
19
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 1,024 31.4%
Grade 10 797 24.5%
Grade 11 695 21.3%
Grade 12 742 22.8%
Total 3258 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 34.0% 27.4% 49.1%
Black 22.7% 37.2% 25.9%
Hispanic 40.2% 27.9% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.7% 7.3% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.1% 55.3% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.7% 51.8% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.5% 3.5% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,074,475 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,967.9 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.7% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.6% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 38.3% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.5% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 10.9% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 411,097 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children 11.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.3% 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 45.4% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 16.9% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.6% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.5% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.6% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.6% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.7% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 8.0% 11.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,048 $892,896,000 53.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $423 $62,498,000 3.7%
Staff $265 $39,165,000 2.3%
General Administration $95 $13,990,000 0.8%
School Administration $545 $80,460,000 4.8%
Operation $736 $108,626,000 6.5%
Transportation $518 $76,450,000 4.6%
Other $298 $43,998,000 2.6%
Total Support $2,880 $425,187,000 25.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,433 $359,216,000 21.4%
Total Expenditures $11,361 $1,677,299,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,802 $9,059,674,000 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $509 $795,465,000 4.9%
Staff $316 $493,610,000 3.1%
General Administration $146 $228,611,000 1.4%
School Administration $573 $894,498,000 5.5%
Operation $744 $1,162,232,000 7.2%
Transportation $392 $611,849,000 3.8%
Other $294 $459,181,000 2.8%
Total Support $2,975 $4,645,446,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,579 $2,465,278,000 15.2%
Total Expenditures $10,355 $16,170,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%