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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: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: K-12
Enrollment: 1,279
Type: Charter School  
Piedmont Community Charter School

Piedmont Community Charter School


Metro Area Ranking

#60
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #60 of 291 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (79th percentile). Click the link to see all 291 elementary schools.


#34
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #34 of 134 of the best middle schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (75th percentile). Cick the link to see all 134 middle schools.


#24
Metro Area High School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #24 out of 107 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (78th percentile). Cick the link to see all 107 high schools.


State Ranking

#170
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #170 out of 1458 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (88th percentile). Click the link to see all 1458 elementary schools.


#127
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #127 out of 700 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (82nd percentile). Click the link to see all 700 middle schools.


#95
Statewide High School Ranking: Piedmont Community Charter School is ranked #95 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (82nd percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Piedmont Community 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 Gaston County, NC and is an independent charter school.

87.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Piedmont Community Charter School had a Student Growth Score of 87.0. This placed Piedmont Community Charter School in the 77th percentile of 2368 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 20.4 71st 17.3
Math 20.3 56th 18.8
Reading 21.7 69th 18.9
Science 20.4 63rd 18.6
Writing 7.2 79th 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

 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 21% - Level 5 (Superior)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 38% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 47% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 6

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 7% - Level 1
 7% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 29% - Level 2
 29% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 6% - Level 1
 6% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 7% - Level 1
 7% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 19% - Level 3
 19% - Level 3
 7% - Level 2
 7% - Level 2
 9% - Level 1
 9% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 57% - Level 4 (Solid)
 57% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOC Math I

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

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 536
Math 513
Composite Score 1049
SAT Participation Rate 24 %

Piedmont Community Charter School had an average SAT score of 1049 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #145 out of 478 NC high schools (70th 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 24% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 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 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 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 3 0.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Lingerfeldt Elementary School 2 1.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Grier Middle School 4 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 4 1.6 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Sherwood Elementary School 2 1.7 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Hunter Huss High School 2 1.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 9-12
Southwest Middle School 4 2.5 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-8
Gardner Park Elementary School 3 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 3 2.9 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5
Warlick Academy 1 3.1 miles Gastonia, NC Regular 6-12
Ashbrook High School 2 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 6 3.6 miles Dallas, NC Regular PK-5
Holbrook Middle School 7 4.3 miles Lowell, NC Regular 6-8
Sadler Elementary School 2 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 5 5.2 miles Gastonia, NC Regular PK-5