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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B+
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
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Cuthbertson High School is a highly rated, public school located in Waxhaw, NC. It has 1,547 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 86% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.
Address
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
Telephone
(704) 296-0105
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Cuthbertson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
86%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1230
398 responses
Average ACT
27
231 responses
AP Enrollment
30%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    A
  3. Housing
    A-
Median Household Income
$112,037
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,348
National
$949
Median Home Value
$327,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.37 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.37 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 122 responses
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  • Football Games
    18%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Pep Rallies
    14%
  • Theater shows
    12%
  • Senior perks
    10%
  • Basketball Games
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,547
Free or Reduced Lunch
8%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.39 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.39 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.39 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,112
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.2%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.51 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.51 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.51 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
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Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$9,430/ year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.57 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.57 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.57 responses
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Cuthbertson High School Reviews

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It was a very neat tidy and clean school and well prepares you for going to college! The facility is nice, the teachers are excellent and its overall was just a very nice school to be in. I really learned a lot in my four years at Cuthbertson that I definitely apply to college now. It was such a benefit and it helped me prepare and get ready for college. It is a very safe and comfortable environment to learn freely and express yourself accordingly. I would for sure recommend this school to anyone looking for a place to move and attend a new high school!
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Cuthbertson Highschool is honestly a great school! The school offers many classes to help students find what there interested and what doesn’t interested to help find a career pathway for college. The classes can be challenging but they challenge students in a good way.
I would like to see an improvement in the way the money is used in the altheic department and with the band and musical. As a student, I think it’s disrespectful that some sports have the opportunity’s that other sports and the musicals department don’t. I think this needs to be improved.
For the four years that I went to Cuthbertson, I have truly enjoyed being here and making new connections with peers and teachers. There are many clubs and activities that go on through the school year. There is also a lot of effort from the staff that is given to the students to make sure they succeed. All of the teachers that I have had have been very respectful and helpful not only to events in the class, but to resolve problems outside of class. They do give challenges in coursework but is done so to make students think and excel. The councilers are extremely supportive and they do their very best to make sure your schedule is how you want it and they will want you be successful even after you graduate. There are many classes that offer certificates that you can apply to real life jobs (ServeSafe certifications, Financial literacy, PhotoShop, Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, ect.)