School Details

Barringer Academic Center

1546 Walton Road, Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5533
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 638 students 13 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

45%
50%
47%
54%
47%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
52%
48%
54%
45%
44%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

56%
51%
48%
53%
41%
40%
49%
47%
45%

End of Grade Tests (EOG)

In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Barringer Academic Center is a public elementary school in Charlotte. The principal of Barringer Academic Center is Stephanie Range, who can be contacted at p316@cms.k12.nc.us. 638 children attend Barringer Academic Center and identify mostly as Asian/Pacific Islander; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 60% of the 638 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Barringer Academic Center is 13:1. First Ward Visual & Performing Arts Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 5%
Black, non-Hispanic 59% 42%
Hispanic 3% 18%
Multiracial 2% 3%
Asian 19% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 16% 32%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 60% 57%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (2 years ago)

    BAC really doesnt care about their syudents unless they are in the TD and learning immersion programs. I literrally had no help in getting my son academic assistance. They just passed him along while i pleaded and literally cried for help. Only after i contacted the superintendents office did someone listen and it has been a struggle every since then. Recommend this school only if your child fits into the TD program ..if not they could care less.

  • (8 years ago)

    BAC provides an excellent education in a nurturing environment for those students who are in the TD and learning immersion programs but it is not the same for the 'general' population of students. The students who are not in one of the 'special' programs at BAC are treated differently. I have been to every program that BAC has held and at every program the 'general' population of students have had very little to no speaking lines at all. The classrooms are also different. In the td and learning immersion classrooms there are more computers and the overall classroom environment is more inviting.

  • (10 years ago)

    BAC provides an excellent learning environment. I have two children there. My son is in Talent Development (TD) and my dauther is in Horizons and both love it. The TD program offers a diverse student body a challenging curriculum. The Horizons program is an exceptionally unique program designed to challenge highly gifted children. BAC is the only CMS elementary school that offers the program. I strongly recommend Horizons for highly gifted children. BAC has been recognized numerous times as a 'School of Excellence.' This is a wonderful school.

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