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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Wake County Schools School District Details

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

163,404 Students enrolled in District

192 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
53%
44%
56%
46%
50%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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
Alston Ridge Middle School
7833 Fussell Avenue
Cary, NC, 27519
06-08
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
7701 Humie Olive Rd
Apex, NC, 27502
06-08
Apex High School
1501 Laura Duncan Road
Apex, NC, 27502
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
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 47.0% 49.1%
Black 23.2% 25.9%
Hispanic 19.3% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.2% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 31.6% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 26.3% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.3% 4.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,918 $955,283,000 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $539 $86,965,000 4.8%
Staff $284 $45,767,000 2.5%
General Administration $49 $7,916,000 0.4%
School Administration $518 $83,545,000 4.6%
Operation $537 $86,717,000 4.8%
Transportation $490 $79,106,000 4.4%
Other $276 $44,569,000 2.5%
Total Support $2,692 $434,585,000 24.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,573 $415,400,000 23.0%
Total Expenditures $11,184 $1,805,268,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,802 $9,059,674,000 56.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $509 $795,465,000 4.9%
Staff $316 $493,610,000 3.1%
General Administration $146 $228,611,000 1.4%
School Administration $573 $894,498,000 5.5%
Operation $744 $1,162,232,000 7.2%
Transportation $392 $611,849,000 3.8%
Other $294 $459,181,000 2.8%
Total Support $2,975 $4,645,446,000 28.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,579 $2,465,278,000 15.2%
Total Expenditures $10,355 $16,170,398,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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