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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in North Carolina. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

Academics

9/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests
Math
73%
State avg: 55%
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Reading
77%
State avg: 58%
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Science
84%
State avg: 73%
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7/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A promising sign

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

Strong progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing a better job at supporting academic growth than most other schools.


Parent tip

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

Equity

3/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

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Student demographics

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
63%
Hispanic
13%
Asian
13%
Black
8%
Two or more races
4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
<1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
310 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 89%
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Neighborhood

6150 Old Jenks Rd
Apex, NC 27523
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