Ascend Leadership Academy: Lee County School

Serves grades 6 - 9

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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
283 Harvey Faulk Road
Sanford, NC 27332
Phone
(919) 842-5411
District
ASCEND LEADERSHIP ACADEMY: LEE COUNTY
County
LEE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
Yes
Students Enrolled
320
Classroom Teachers
21

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

5

(10 is best)

Better than 48.9% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Ascend Leadership Academy: Lee County School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
47%
45%
57%
49%
37%
41%
47%
45%
57%
49%
37%
41%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
32%
46%
37%
48%
27%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
15
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 87 27.2%
Grade 7 90 28.1%
Grade 8 86 26.9%
Grade 9 57 17.8%
Total 320 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 69.2% 69.2% 49.1%
Black 15.1% 15.1% 25.9%
Hispanic 14.0% 14.0% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.7% 0.7% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.0% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 26.3%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households UNREPORTED 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children UNREPORTED 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma UNREPORTED 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree UNREPORTED 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 15.3%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 11.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Support Expenditures
Student UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Staff UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
General Administration UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
School Administration UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Operation UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Transportation UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Other UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Total Support UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Non-instructional Expenditures UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Total Expenditures UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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%