Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Chatham Charter School

Siler City, NC


Chatham Charter School
2200 Hamp Stone Rd
Siler City, NC  27344
Phone: 919-742-4550
Chatham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: K-12
Enrollment: 525
Type: Charter School    
Chatham Charter School

Chatham Charter School


Metro Area Ranking

#23
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Chatham Charter School is ranked #23 of 82 of the best elementary schools in Durham and surrounding areas (72nd percentile). Click the link to see all 82 elementary schools.


#8
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Chatham Charter School is ranked #8 of 43 of the best middle schools in Durham and surrounding areas (81st percentile). Cick the link to see all 43 middle schools.


#6
Metro Area High School Ranking: Chatham Charter School is ranked #6 out of 27 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (78th percentile). Cick the link to see all 27 high schools.


State Ranking

#267
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Chatham Charter School is ranked #267 out of 1483 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (82nd percentile). Click the link to see all 1483 elementary schools.


#62
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Chatham Charter School is ranked #62 out of 700 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (91st percentile). Click the link to see all 700 middle schools.


#51
Statewide High School Ranking: Chatham Charter School is ranked #51 out of 516 of the best high schools in North Carolina (90th percentile). Click the link to see all 516 high schools.


Overall, Chatham Charter School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Chatham County, NC and is an independent charter school.

84.4
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Chatham Charter School had a Student Growth Score of 84.4. This placed Chatham Charter School in the 69th percentile of 2423 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.    

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  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

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


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 22.4 83rd 17.2
Math 21.5 69th 18.8
Reading 23.2 79th 19.1
Science 21.3 68th 18.9
Writing 17.2 67th 14.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Chatham Charter stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 51% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 6

 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 7% - Level 1
 7% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 31% - Level 2
 31% - Level 2
 17% - Level 1
 17% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 54% - Level 4 (Solid)
 54% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 55% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 27% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 5 (Superior)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 58% - Level 4 (Solid)
 58% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 52% - Level 5 (Superior)
 52% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 63% - Level 4 (Solid)
 63% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 501
Math 505
Composite Score 1006
SAT Participation Rate 83 %

Chatham Charter had an average SAT score of 1006 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #100 out of 490 NC high schools (80th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Chatham Charter was 83% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 86% - Chatham Charter School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 86% - Chatham Charter School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2015-2016 school year. Rankings for Chatham Charter School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Siler City Elementary School 2 1.3 miles Siler City, NC Regular PK-5
Jordan Matthews High School 5 2.1 miles Siler City, NC Regular 9-12
Silk Hope School 7 6.9 miles Siler City, NC Regular PK-8
Eastern Randolph High School 3 7.8 miles Ramseur, NC Regular 9-12
Southeastern Randolph Middle School 2 8.7 miles Ramseur, NC Regular 6-8
Ramseur Elementary School 4 9.2 miles Ramseur, NC Regular PK-5
Liberty Elementary School 4 9.2 miles Liberty, NC Regular PK-5
Sylvan Elementary School 4 9.8 miles Snow Camp, NC Regular PK-5
Coleridge Elementary School 7 10.0 miles Ramseur, NC Regular K-5
Chatham Central High School 8 10.3 miles Bear Creek, NC Regular 9-12
Northeastern Randolph Middle School 5 10.8 miles Liberty, NC Regular 6-8
Franklinville Elementary School 6 11.9 miles Franklinville, NC Regular K-5
Bennett School 7 13.0 miles Bennett, NC Regular PK-8
J S Waters School 7 13.1 miles Goldston, NC Regular K-8
Grays Chapel Elementary School 7 13.4 miles Franklinville, NC Regular K-5
Providence Grove High School 4 15.0 miles Climax, NC Regular 9-12
Nathanael Greene Elementary School 5 15.7 miles Liberty, NC Regular K-5
B Everett Jordan Elementary School 5 16.1 miles Graham, NC Regular K-5
Pittsboro Elementary School 8 16.7 miles Pittsboro, NC Regular PK-4
Northwood High School 9 17.1 miles Pittsboro, NC Regular 9-12
Horton Middle School 5 17.4 miles Pittsboro, NC Regular 5-8