Gaston College Preparatory

8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
35
Grades
K-12
Students
1,046
Type
Public charter
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
North Carolina End-of-Course Tests
Math
63%
State avg 59%
Biology I
85%
State avg 53%
English 2
94%
State avg 59%
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5/10
College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
86%
State avg: 84%
Average SAT score
1429
State avg: 1483
SAT participation rate
16%
State avg: 64%
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9/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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Black
White
Hispanic
Two or more races
Asian
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
71%
State avg: 11%
% of full time teachers who are certified
36%
State avg: 100%
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35 Reviews
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Neighborhood
320 Pleasant Hill Rd
Gaston, NC 27832
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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