Cary, NC
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Cary Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more


Wake County Schools School District Details

Wake County Schools School District
5625 Dillard Drive
Cary, NC 27518

160,467 Students enrolled in District

187 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Wake County Schools School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Abbotts Creek Elementary School
9900 Durant Road
Raleigh, NC, 27614
PK-05
Adams Elementary School
805 Cary Towne Blvd
Cary, NC, 27511
PK-05
Alston Ridge Elementary School
11555 Green Level Church Rd.
Cary, NC, 27519
PK-05
Apex Elementary School
700 Tingen Road
Apex, NC, 27502
PK-05
Apex Friendship High School
7801 Humie Olive Rd
Apex, NC, 27502
09-12
Apex Friendship Middle School
7801 Humie Olive Rd
Apex, NC, 27502
M-M
Apex High School
7600 Roberts Road
Cary, NC, 27519
09-12
Apex Middle School
400 East Moore Street
Apex, NC, 27502
06-08
Athens Drive High School
1420 Athens Drive
Raleigh, NC, 27606
09-12
Aversboro Elementary School
1605 Aversboro Rd
Garner, NC, 27529
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 48.7% 51.0%
Black 24.3% 26.6%
Hispanic 18.1% 17.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.5% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 34.4% 57.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.3% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.1% 4.3%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,600 $882,470,400 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $443 $69,809,712 4.1%
Staff $281 $44,281,104 2.6%
General Administration $44 $6,933,696 0.4%
School Administration $529 $83,361,936 4.9%
Operation $538 $84,780,192 5.0%
Transportation $445 $70,124,880 4.2%
Other $292 $46,014,528 2.7%
Total Support $2,573 $405,463,632 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,532 $399,002,688 23.7%
Total Expenditures $10,704 $1,686,779,136 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,442 $8,441,203,249 56.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $425 $659,132,007 4.4%
Staff $311 $482,027,256 3.2%
General Administration $131 $203,931,060 1.4%
School Administration $561 $870,279,909 5.8%
Operation $712 $1,104,958,182 7.4%
Transportation $359 $556,694,959 3.7%
Other $285 $442,267,846 3.0%
Total Support $2,785 $4,319,313,970 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,383 $2,144,679,288 14.4%
Total Expenditures $9,609 $14,905,154,259 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%

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