University Park Creative Arts



University Park Creative Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

University Park Creative Arts Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 79
2 75
3 78
4 90
5 93
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

University Park Creative Arts is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 481 students in grades 1st through 12th. University Park Creative Arts is the 795th largest public school in North Carolina and the 23,757th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 481
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.65

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University Park Creative Arts Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 291
(60%)
51,417
(49%)
 Male 190
(40%)
53,393
(51%)

University Park Creative Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 384
(80%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 60
(12%)
24,386
(23%)
 White 14
(3%)
30,400
(29%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
2,330
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
6,558
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
499
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
138
(0%)

University Park Creative Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 465
(97%)
64,671
(62%)
 Not Eligible 16
(3%)
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, University Park Creative Arts is ranked 302nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of University Park Creative Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.7%) 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.

University Park Creative Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 482
2006 499
2007 471
2008 515
2009 525
2010 541
2011 462
2012 387
2013 435
2014 404
2015 481

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 N/A
2007 12.9
2008 12.7
2009 13.5
2010 14.3
2011 14.4
2012 12.7
2013 15.4
2014 14.2
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.60165975103734
2006 0.63527054108216
2007 0.69002123142251
2008 0.69126213592233
2009 0.7447619047619
2010 0.79112754158965
2011 0.81168831168831
2012 0.79586563307494
2013 0.81379310344828
2014 0.99257425742574
2015 0.96673596673597

Compare University Park Creative Arts to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 
This School 96.7%
 

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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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