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 2
7 11
8 23
9 40
10 24
11 13
12 10

Turning Point Academy is a public high school of the Cleveland County School District located in Shelby, NC. It has 123 students in grades 6th through 12th. Turning Point Academy is the 562nd largest public high school in North Carolina and the 19,568th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 6.2 to 1.

Total Students: 123
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 6.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.97

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Turning Point Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 97
(79%)
3,153
(52%)
 Female 26
(21%)
2,881
(48%)

Turning Point Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 56
(46%)
3,816
(63%)
 Black 52
(42%)
1,625
(27%)
 Two or More 10
(8%)
271
(4%)
 Hispanic 5
(4%)
251
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
64
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Turning Point Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(93%)
2,987
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(4%)
354
(6%)
 Not Eligible 3
(2%)
2,693
(45%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Turning Point Academy is ranked 462nd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Turning Point Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. 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 39
2006 94
2007 121
2008 70
2009 101
2010 102
2011 95
2012 106
2013 136
2014 135
2015 123

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.9
2006 10.4
2007 13.4
2008 4.1
2009 5.3
2010 5
2011 4.2
2012 4.9
2013 5.8
2014 4.9
2015 6.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92307692307692
2006 0.72340425531915
2007 0.73553719008264
2008 0.8
2009 0.82178217821782
2010 0.92156862745098
2011 0.86315789473684
2012 0.77358490566038
2013 0.97058823529412
2014 0.88888888888889
2015 0.97560975609756

Compare Turning Point Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
620.0% 6.2:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 97.6%
 

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