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Wake County Schools

GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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3600 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Wake County
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PH: (919) 850-1600
FAX: (919) 431-7633

  • Grades PK-12
  • 149,127 students
  • 170 schools

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 EOG Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 57% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 71% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 45% in 2013.

Math
 61% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Math was 47% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 54% (2013)
 79% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 90% (2007)
 90% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 44% in 2013.

Math
 59% (2013)
 89% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 78% (2007)
 75% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 51% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 77% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 66% (2008)
 93% (2007)
 92% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 40% in 2013.

Science
 57% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 65% (2009)
 49% (2008)
The state average for Science was 45% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 87% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 85% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 76% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Math was 48% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 56% (2013)
 80% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 68% (2008)
 87% (2007)
 88% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 46% in 2013.

Math
 51% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 83% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 74% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 56% (2013)
 74% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 92% (2007)
 91% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 48% in 2013.

Math
 50% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 73% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Math was 39% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 50% (2013)
 77% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 75% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 91% (2007)
 91% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 41% in 2013.

Science
 70% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 79% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 63% (2008)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

Math
 42% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 73% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 51% (2012)
 52% (2011)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2012.

Science
 51% (2012)
The state average for Science was 59% in 2012.

Writing
 77% (2011)
The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

Math
 48% (2012)
 48% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2012.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOG Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students57%
Female61%
Male53%
Black34%
Asian77%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial63%
American Indian32%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled students62%
Limited English proficiency23%
Proficient in English62%
Non-migrant57%
Academically gifted95%

MathThis District
All Students61%
Female62%
Male61%
Black35%
Asian87%
Hispanic39%
Multiracial63%
American Indian40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White77%
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities25%
Non-disabled students66%
Limited English proficiency34%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant61%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students54%
Female57%
Male51%
Black31%
Asian76%
Hispanic28%
Multiracial56%
American Indian44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White70%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilities20%
Non-disabled students60%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant54%
Academically gifted95%

MathThis District
All Students59%
Female59%
Male60%
Black32%
Asian87%
Hispanic38%
Multiracial63%
American Indian47%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White75%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities24%
Non-disabled students65%
Limited English proficiency19%
Proficient in English63%
Non-migrant59%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students51%
Female54%
Male49%
Black27%
Asian73%
Hispanic28%
Multiracial53%
American Indian35%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander53%
White68%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students57%
Limited English proficiency8%
Proficient in English54%
Non-migrant51%
Academically gifted92%

ScienceThis District
All Students57%
Female55%
Male58%
Black31%
Asian80%
Hispanic36%
Multiracial58%
American Indian38%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander60%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled students62%
Limited English proficiency15%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant57%
Academically gifted94%

MathThis District
All Students62%
Female63%
Male61%
Black35%
Asian89%
Hispanic45%
Multiracial62%
American Indian41%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander80%
White77%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled students69%
Limited English proficiency23%
Proficient in English64%
Non-migrant62%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female59%
Male52%
Black29%
Asian80%
Hispanic36%
Multiracial57%
American Indian37%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander40%
White73%
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities16%
Non-disabled students62%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant56%
Academically gifted94%

MathThis District
All Students51%
Female53%
Male50%
Black21%
Asian86%
Hispanic34%
Multiracial48%
American Indian44%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander60%
White69%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilities15%
Non-disabled students57%
Limited English proficiency10%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant51%
Academically gifted-94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students56%
Female59%
Male54%
Black31%
Asian82%
Hispanic37%
Multiracial58%
American Indian43%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White73%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students63%
Limited English proficiency7%
Proficient in English59%
Non-migrant56%
Academically gifted94%

MathThis District
All Students50%
Female51%
Male50%
Black21%
Asian86%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial49%
American Indian40%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged66%
Students with disabilities13%
Non-disabled students57%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English52%
Non-migrant50%
Academically gifted94%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students50%
Female54%
Male46%
Black26%
Asian71%
Hispanic31%
Multiracial54%
American Indian30%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander53%
White67%
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities15%
Non-disabled students57%
Limited English proficiency6%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant50%
Academically gifted88%

ScienceThis District
All Students70%
Female68%
Male71%
Black45%
Asian88%
Hispanic53%
Multiracial74%
American Indian70%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander71%
White86%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities35%
Non-disabled students76%
Limited English proficiency26%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant70%
Academically gifted-94%

MathThis District
All Students42%
Female41%
Male43%
Black14%
Asian77%
Hispanic23%
Multiracial41%
American Indian36%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander47%
White59%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities10%
Non-disabled students48%
Limited English proficiency9%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant42%
Academically gifted87%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5 and 8 in science.
  • The EOG tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

English II
 63% (2013)
The state average for English II was 51% in 2013.

Biology
 59% (2013)
The state average for Biology was 46% in 2013.

Algebra I
 49% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for Algebra I was 36% in 2013.

Algebra II
 89% (2011)
 89% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II was 82% in 2011.

English I
 87% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for English I was 83% in 2012.

Biology
 87% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 84% (2010)
The state average for Biology was 83% in 2012.

United States History
 84% (2011)
 85% (2010)
The state average for United States History was 82% in 2011.

Physical Science
 81% (2011)
 81% (2010)
The state average for Physical Science was 77% in 2011.

Civics and Economics
 86% (2011)
 84% (2010)
The state average for Civics and Economics was 80% in 2011.

Geometry
 87% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 82% in 2010.

Source: NCDPI, 2011-2012

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

Testing in North Carolina: An Overview

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 EOC Results By Subgroup

 
The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient


English IIThis District
All Students63%
Female68%
Male59%
Black40%
Asian77%
Hispanic47%
Multiracial65%
American Indian49%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander75%
White78%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities22%
Non-disabled students70%
Limited English proficiency5%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant63%
Academically gifted95%

BiologyThis District
All Students59%
Female58%
Male60%
Black31%
Asian81%
Hispanic44%
Multiracial58%
American Indian49%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander58%
White76%
Economically disadvantaged31%
Not economically disadvantaged71%
Students with disabilities24%
Non-disabled students64%
Limited English proficiency15%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant59%
Academically gifted93%

Algebra IThis District
All Students49%
Female47%
Male50%
Black21%
Asian77%
Hispanic32%
Multiracial45%
American Indian35%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander62%
White64%
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged60%
Students with disabilities17%
Non-disabled students53%
Limited English proficiency17%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant49%
Academically gifted89%
Source: NCDPI, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in various subjects.
  • The results for Algebra I, English I, and Biology are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina.
  • The different student groups are identified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data for that group is not reported.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
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EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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