Matthews Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Matthews Elementary School
Matthews Elementary School is a public school located in the heart of Matthews, North Carolina. It is a part of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools district and serves students in grades K-5. The school is dedicated to providing a safe and nurturing learning environment for its students. The school provides a variety of programs, including the arts, physical education, and technology. The school also offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities, such as sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs. Matthews Elementary School has a strong focus on academic excellence and has a dedicated staff of teachers and administrators who are committed to helping students reach their full potential. The school also offers a variety of support services, such as counseling and tutoring, to ensure that all students have the resources they need to succeed. Matthews Elementary School is a great place for students to learn, grow, and develop.
1225 Rice Mine Road
Northport, AL 35476
PreK – 5
Overview Matthews Elementary School
Matthews Elementary School serves 458 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Matthews Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 19% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black and Hispanic).
Verdict on Matthews Elementary School
Matthews Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Matthews Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.