Morehead Stem Academy



Morehead Stem Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Morehead Stem Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 117
1 124
2 120
3 127
4 121
5 122
6 117
7 127
8 119
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Morehead Stem Academy is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 1,094 students in grades 1st through 12th. Morehead Stem Academy is the 30th largest public school in North Carolina and the 820th largest nationally. It has 17.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,094
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 62

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Morehead Stem Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 583
(53%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 511
(47%)
51,417
(49%)

Morehead Stem Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 729
(67%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 158
(14%)
24,386
(23%)
 Asian 99
(9%)
6,558
(6%)
 White 66
(6%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 28
(3%)
2,330
(2%)
 American Indian 14
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

Morehead Stem Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,080
(99%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 14
(1%)
37,833
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Morehead Stem Academy is ranked 3rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Morehead Stem Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 61.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Morehead Stem Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 742
2006 674
2007 617
2008 701
2009 702
2010 734
2011 852
2012 1092
2013 1146
2014 1161
2015 1094

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 N/A
2007 12.1
2008 13.9
2009 16.9
2010 15.6
2011 17.9
2012 20.5
2013 18
2014 18.2
2015 17.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51078167115903
2006 0.5459940652819
2007 0.57050243111831
2008 0.5435092724679
2009 0.61111111111111
2010 0.59945504087193
2011 0.58098591549296
2012 0.55586080586081
2013 0.57853403141361
2014 0.99397071490095
2015 0.9872029250457

Compare Morehead Stem Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,760.0% 17.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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Morehead Stem Academy
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Public KG - 08 1,094 17.6:1  
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Private 01 - 12 100 10:1 3 miles
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Public KG - 05 844 17.2:1 3 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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