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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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East Mecklenburg High School is a highly rated, public school located in Charlotte, NC. It has 2,068 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 60% in reading.

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East Mecklenburg High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
60%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1150
319 responses
Average ACT
25
149 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$43,965
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,031
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$162,102
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
71%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 45 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 45 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 130 responses
  • Sporting events
    22%
  • Homecoming/Senior Week/prom/powderpuff
    19%
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Dressing up occasionally
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Field trips
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,068
Free or Reduced Lunch
51%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 51 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 51 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 51 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,039
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 65 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 65 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 65 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,674 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 71 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 71 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 71 responses

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