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Piedmont Community Charter School

Gastonia, NC


Piedmont Community Charter School
119 E. 2nd Avenue
Gastonia, NC  28052
Phone: 704-853-2428
Gaston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: K-12
Enrollment: 1,264
Type: Charter School  
Piedmont Community Charter School

Piedmont Community Charter School


Metro Area Ranking

#62
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #62 of 299 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (79th percentile). Click the link to see all 299 elementary schools.


#44
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #44 of 133 of the best middle schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (67th percentile). Cick the link to see all 133 middle schools.


#60
Metro Area High School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #60 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (44th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#202
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #202 out of 1478 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (86th percentile). Click the link to see all 1478 elementary schools.


#176
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #176 out of 703 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (75th percentile). Click the link to see all 703 middle schools.


#282
Statewide High School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #282 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (46th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Piedmont Community Charter School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Gaston County, NC and is an independent charter school.

81.1
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Piedmont Community Charter School had a Student Growth Score of 81.1. This placed Piedmont Community Charter School in the 63rd percentile of 2410 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
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

  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 17.5 46th 17.5
Math 17.6 30th 18.9
Reading 18.2 37th 19.1
Science 18.4 42nd 18.8
Writing 6.5 65th 5.6

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 Piedmont Community Charter School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 35% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 31% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 29% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 6

 33% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 27% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 1
 26% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 49% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 48% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 3
 19% - Level 3
 10% - Level 2
 10% - Level 2
 12% - Level 1
 12% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 28% - Level 2
 28% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 62% - Level 4 (Solid)
 62% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 7% - Level 1
 7% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 554
Math 522
Composite Score 1076
SAT Participation Rate 39 %

Piedmont Community Charter School had an average SAT score of 1076 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #104 out of 491 NC high schools (79th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Piedmont Community Charter School was 39% 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
 88% - Piedmont Community Charter School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 88% - Piedmont Community Charter School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 18%
 Black - 18%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 66%
 White - 66%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Piedmont Community Charter School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Piedmont Community Charter School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
York Chester Middle School 2 0.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 2 1.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Grier Middle School 5 1.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Highland School of Technology 10 1.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School 2 1.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Sherwood Elementary School 3 1.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Hunter Huss High School 1 1.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Southwest Middle School 3 2.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Gardner Park Elementary School 4 2.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
H H Beam Elementary School 1 2.8 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Brookside Elementary School 4 2.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Warlick Academy 1 3.1 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
Ashbrook High School 3 3.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Robinson Elementary School 6 3.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Bessemer City Early College High School 10 3.5 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-13
Carr Elementary School 4 3.6 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Holbrook Middle School 6 4.3 miles Lowell, NC Regular 6-8
Sadler Elementary School 1 4.4 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Friday Middle School 5 5.1 miles Dallas, NC Regular 6-8
North Gaston High School 3 5.1 miles Dallas, NC Regular 9-12
Chapel Grove Elementary School 3 5.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5