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About This School

Reid Park Academy is a public elementary school in Charlotte. The principal of Reid Park Academy is James T. Garvin and can be contacted at p517@cms.k12.nc.us. 754 students attend Reid Park Academy and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian. 100% of the 754 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Reid Park Academy is 13:1. Barringer Academic Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 91% 42%
Hispanic 4% 18%
Asian 3% 5%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 32%
Multiracial 0.5% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.5%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.1% 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 100% 57%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 months ago)

    This is the worst school in mecklenberg county. My daughter was enrolled there and honestly i wish i wouldn't have put her there. The teacher she had was horrible didn't help or explain anything. The staff is worse they still have not sent all her required paper work to her new school and its been a month. Honestly the school needs to be closed

  • (7 years ago)

    If parents have a choice of where to send their children I would not recommend this school. The principal and assistant are very harsh towards the students and instructs the staff to be harsh as well. The principal is very unprofessional with the staff and some parents. Children are constantly moved from teacher to teacher and do not gain a sense of belonging and therefore do not perform well. Children recieve some music etc. but are usually forced to mixed classes because of staff absences. Students had little or no exposure to technology. I would not recommend this school if the option is available to go elsewhere.

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