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South Mecklenburg High School

Charlotte, NC


South Mecklenburg High School
8900 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC  28210
Phone: 980-343-3600
Mecklenburg County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,974
Type: Regular School  
South Mecklenburg High School

South Mecklenburg High School


Metro Area Ranking

#38
Metro Area High School Ranking: South Mecklenburg High School is ranked #38 out of 108 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (65th percentile). Cick the link to see all 108 high schools.


State Ranking

#175
Statewide High School Ranking: South Mecklenburg High School is ranked #175 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (66th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, South Mecklenburg High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Mecklenburg County, NC. South Mecklenburg High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,974 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

98.3
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: South Mecklenburg High School had a Student Growth Score of 98.3. This placed South Mecklenburg High School in the 98th 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

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 18.1 51st 17.5
Math 19.7 50th 18.9
Reading 19.5 48th 19.1
Science 19.5 52nd 18.8
Writing 5.8 50th 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 South Mecklenburg High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 12% - Level 1
 12% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 19% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 564
Math 552
Composite Score 1116
SAT Participation Rate 51 %

South Mecklenburg High had an average SAT score of 1116 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #66 out of 491 NC high schools (87th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at South Mecklenburg High was 51% 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
 93% - South Mecklenburg High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 93% - South Mecklenburg High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 3%
 Asian - 3%
 Black - 24%
 Black - 24%
 Hispanic - 34%
 Hispanic - 34%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 36%
 White - 36%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at South Mecklenburg High 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 South Mecklenburg High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Quail Hollow Middle School 5 0.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Smithfield Elementary School 8 0.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Sterling Elementary School 2 1.4 miles Pineville, NC Regular PK-5
Huntingtowne Farms Elementary School 5 1.6 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Beverly Woods Elementary School 10 2.0 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Pineville Elementary School 8 2.5 miles Pineville, NC Regular K-5
McAlpine Elementary School 10 2.7 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Montclaire Elementary School 3 2.9 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Endhaven Elementary School 9 3.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Carmel Middle School 9 3.4 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Olde Providence Elementary School 10 3.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Nations Ford Elementary School 3 3.7 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
South Charlotte Middle School 10 3.8 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Waddell Language Academy 10 3.8 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-8
Sharon Elementary School 10 3.8 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Pinewood Elementary School 3 3.9 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-5
Alexander Graham Middle School 10 4.2 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 6-8
Selwyn Elementary School 10 4.3 miles Charlotte, NC Regular K-5
Myers Park High School 10 4.5 miles Charlotte, NC Regular 9-12
Park Road Montessori School 10 4.7 miles Charlotte, NC Regular PK-6






 




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