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South Mecklenburg High School is a public school in Charlotte, NC. It has 1,999 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 176 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Teachers: I never felt fully engaged at school.

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On Administration & Policies: Shoulders are sexually appealing, apparently.

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On Academics: I was never extremely challenged.

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On Educational Outcomes: Public school isn't the ideal environment.

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On Resources & Facilities: I hope you don't need special attention.

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South Mecklenburg High School is a public school in Charlotte, NC. It has 1,999 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 176 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

84%

Test Performance

80
South Mecklenburg High School performed better than 80% of other schools on North Carolina math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1670

Based on 26 students surveyed
Math
560
Verbal
570
Writing
540

ACT:
25

Based on 15 students surveyed
Math
24
English
25
Reading
26
Science
23
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 29% Lunch
  • 24% Waking up at 5 am
  • 14% Enrichment classes
  • 14% Principal
  • 10% Unfit teachers
  • 10% Freshmen

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 29% The diversity, and the school spirit
  • 21% Diversity and how friendly we are
  • 21% Friendly teachers
  • 18% Campus is easy to get around
  • 11% Administration is very helpful

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 11 responses

  • 73% Diversity.
  • 9% Even though our school is big we are all friendly
  • 9% Ratchet
  • 9% The large number of AP courses available

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 64% Diverse Family
  • 18% Competitive
  • 18% The time of your life

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 83% Yes
  • 11% Not sure.
  • 6% No

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 64% Its big but you will have the time of your life
  • 36% Try hard because it is academically competitive

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.7%
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Female
48.3%
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Racial Diversity

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White
52.2%
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African American
22.6%
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Hispanic
18.0%
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Asian
4.7%
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Multiracial
2.4%
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Native American
0.2%
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Pacific Islander
0%