Irwin Academic Center



Irwin Academic Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Irwin Academic Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 47
1 47
2 61
3 131
4 121
5 100
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Irwin Academic Center is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 507 students in grades 1st through 12th. Irwin Academic Center is the 711th largest public school in North Carolina and the 21,215th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.57

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Irwin Academic Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 267
(53%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 240
(47%)
51,417
(49%)

Irwin Academic Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 280
(55%)
40,499
(39%)
 White 120
(24%)
30,400
(29%)
 Asian 76
(15%)
6,558
(6%)
 Hispanic 18
(4%)
24,386
(23%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Irwin Academic Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 377
(74%)
37,833
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 102
(20%)
64,671
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(6%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Irwin Academic Center is ranked 1,293rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Irwin Academic Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (25.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Irwin Academic Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 294
2006 285
2007 288
2008 304
2009 304
2010 322
2011 482
2012 548
2013 570
2014 514
2015 507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 N/A
2007 14.8
2008 14.8
2009 15.6
2010 16.6
2011 19
2012 18.7
2013 16.9
2014 16.5
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26530612244898
2006 0.2280701754386
2007 0.21875
2008 0.22039473684211
2009 0.19736842105263
2010 0.19875776397516
2011 0.28838174273859
2012 0.26094890510949
2013 0.25964912280702
2014 0.26459143968872
2015 0.25641025641026

Compare Irwin Academic Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 25.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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