Alston Ridge Elementary School

Serves grades PK - 5

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
11555 Green Level Church Rd.
Cary, NC 27519
Phone
(919) 544-2474
District
WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
WAKE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1071
Classroom Teachers
66

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to North Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.4% of NC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Alston Ridge Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

80 60 40 20 0
70%
45%
72%
45%
67%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
60%
42%
62%
44%
57%
40%
60%
42%
62%
44%
57%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

80 60 40 20 0
67%
42%
67%
41%
67%
42%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
16
16
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 30 2.8%
Kindergarten 194 18.1%
Grade 1 195 18.2%
Grade 2 161 15.0%
Grade 3 173 16.2%
Grade 4 155 14.5%
Grade 5 163 15.2%
Total 1071 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 25.7% 47.0% 49.1%
Black 11.8% 23.2% 25.9%
Hispanic 8.4% 19.3% 19.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 53.5% 10.2% 3.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.6% 0.4% 1.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 10.0% 31.6% 54.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.8% 26.3% 50.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.1% 5.3% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 1,069,079 10,488,084
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,248.4 212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 36.1% 32.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 11.3% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 400,172 3,965,482
Single Parent Households With Children 9.7% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.0% 87.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 52.8% 31.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 21.1% 10.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.7% 13.1%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.6% 12.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.6% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 14.9% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.2% 15.3%
$15,000 or less 5.9% 11.4%

Education 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%