This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More are making below average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at 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
Math
63%
State avg: 55%
Details
Reading
68%
State avg: 57%
Details
Science
79%
State avg: 73%
Details
1/10
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.

Very concerning:

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

Very low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
5/10
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.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have 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?

Environment
Students
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White
68%
Hispanic
15%
Black
11%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
715 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
89%
State avg: 89%
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3 out of 5 stars
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Neighborhood
2827 Ridge Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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