Elon Academy Facts

Current Enrollment:

  • 150 scholars in Elon Academy
    • 80 scholars in college
    • 70 scholars in high school
  • 49% male, 51% female (high school scholars)
  • 27% African-American, 24% White, 33% Latino, 14% Multiracial, 2% American-Asian (high school scholars)

High School Scholar Statistics

  • 80% complete the high school program
  • 100% are accepted at colleges and universities
  • 100% are enrolled in at least one honors or AP class
  • 100% participate in community service
  • Average unweighted GPA: 3.66

College Scholar Statistics

  • Merit-based aid earned by 2019 high school graduates: over $3.5 million
  • Merit-based aid accepted by 2019 high school graduates: over $500,000
  • 7 have received Gates-Millennium, Golden Door, or Morehead-Cain scholarships
  • 96% of all scholars attend North Carolina colleges and universities
  • 71% of all scholars have earned a college degree
  • Approximately, 10% of scholars pursue graduate school

National Statistics for Comparison

  • Only 70% of low-income students graduate from high school
  • Only 33% low-income students enroll in college
  • Only 60% of all (regardless of income) college students graduate
  • Only 14% of low-income students graduate from college
  • Only 4% of low-income, African-American males graduate from college