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Report Card

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

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Union Academy is a highly rated, public, charter school located in Monroe, NC. It has 1,922 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 71% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
71%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1160
130 responses
Average ACT
26
60 responses
AP Enrollment
24%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$51,754
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$981
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$164,000
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
52%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 77 responses
  • Community Carnival
    21%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Boo Bash
    14%
  • Family Reunion
    10%
  • Annual talent show
    8%
  • Sparkle and Shine winter dance
    6%
  • Cardinal 5k run
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,922
Free or Reduced Lunch
9%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.7%
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 30 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 30 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 30 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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