Turning Point Academy



Turning Point Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Turning Point Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 10
8 25
9 69
10 35
11 12
12 8

Turning Point Academy is a public high school of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District located in Charlotte, NC. It has 160 students in grades 4th through 12th. Turning Point Academy is the 480th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 18,246th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.8 to 1.

Total Students: 160
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.52

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Turning Point Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 131
(82%)
21,350
(51%)
 Female 29
(18%)
20,630
(49%)

Turning Point Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 134
(84%)
19,370
(46%)
 Hispanic 14
(9%)
6,412
(15%)
 White 9
(6%)
12,888
(31%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
2,075
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1,028
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
207
(0%)

Turning Point Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 149
(93%)
19,843
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(5%)
2,782
(7%)
 Not Eligible 3
(2%)
19,355
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Turning Point Academy is ranked 390th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Turning Point Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Turning Point Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 444
2006 458
2007 536
2008 122
2009 241
2010 286
2011 240
2012 160

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 17.6
2007 17.5
2008 6.4
2009 13.2
2010 14.3
2011 12.3
2012 6.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99324324324324
2006 0.47816593886463
2007 0.72014925373134
2008 0.68852459016393
2009 0.98755186721992
2010 0.82167832167832
2011 0.7125
2012 0.98125

Compare Turning Point Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
680.0% 6.8:1
 
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 98.1%
 

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