Mallard Creek STEM Academy


Mallard Creek STEM Academy is the sole public charter school serving grades K-8 in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. With 961 students enrolled, the school has a diverse student population, with African American students making up the majority at 72.32%. However, the school's academic performance, particularly in mathematics and science, lags behind state averages, suggesting a need for targeted interventions to address these gaps.

While Mallard Creek STEM Academy has a relatively high student-teacher ratio of 15.6, its reading proficiency rates are closer to the state averages, with some grades even performing better. Unfortunately, the school's mathematics and science proficiency rates are significantly lower than the state benchmarks, with 8th grade math proficiency at 29.6% compared to the state's 44.8%. This disparity highlights the need for the school to focus on strengthening its STEM education and addressing the underlying factors contributing to these performance gaps.

The high percentage of students (53.8%) receiving free or reduced-price lunch at Mallard Creek STEM Academy indicates that the school serves a population with significant economic challenges. This socioeconomic factor may contribute to the academic performance gaps and underscores the importance of providing targeted support and interventions to ensure equitable educational opportunities for all students. Overall, the analysis of this school suggests a need for a comprehensive approach to address the academic and socioeconomic challenges faced by the students at Mallard Creek STEM Academy.

District Detail

 9142 Browne Rd
Charlotte, NC 28269

 (980) 288-4811

SchoolDigger Rank:
133rd of 243 North Carolina districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 961

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction.

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