East Wake Academy

Tel: (919)404-0444
Grades: KG-12

1,095 students

East Wake Academy serves 1,095 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
East Wake Academy operates within the East Wake Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 1095 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,095 students
East Wake Academy Total Students (1999-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
East Wake Academy Total Classroom Teachers (1999-2012)
Students by Grade East Wake Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
East Wake Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (1999-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
East Wake Academy Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
4%
13%
East Wake Academy Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
8%
27%
East Wake Academy Black (1999-2012)
White
84%
52%
East Wake Academy White (1999-2012)
All Ethnic Groups East Wake Academy Sch Ethnicity East Wake Academy Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.64
East Wake Academy Diversity Score (1999-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
45%
East Wake Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
8%
East Wake Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,095 students has grown by 16% over five years.
School District Name East Wake Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 1,095 1,593
East Wake Academy School District Number of Students Managed (1999-2012)
District Total Revenue $7 MM $19 MM
East Wake Academy School District Total Revenue (1999-2009)
District Spending $7 MM $18 MM
East Wake Academy School District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,248 $11,105
East Wake Academy School District Revenue / Student (1999-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,324 $10,880
East Wake Academy School District Spending / Student (1999-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Wake Integ Technical High School (6.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Zebulon Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Zebulon Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Zebulon Zebulon Middle School
    Magnet School
    1000 Shepard School Rd
    Zebulon , NC , 27597
    (919)404-3630
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  582  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Zebulon Zebulon Elementary School
    Magnet School
    700 Proctor St
    Zebulon , NC , 27597
    (919)404-3680
    Magnet School
    0.8  mi  |  516  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wendell Wendell Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3355 Wendell Blvd
    Wendell , NC , 27591
    (919)365-2660
    Magnet School
    4.9  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wendell Wakelon Elementary School
    3409 Nc 97 Hwy
    Wendell , NC , 27591
    (919)365-1567
    5.2  mi  |  589  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wendell Carver Elementary School
    291 Lilesdean Rd
    Wendell , NC , 27591
    (919)365-2680
    5.2  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 10, 2012 - This school has gone down hill drastically lately. I have three children in the school in all sides of the school. The Headmaster has become increasingly driven by money almost to the point that many parents think they can buy a better grade by giving to the school. Actually the headmaster said at the Christmas show and auction that report cards are coming out and if you want a better grade you should pay up! My and my husband walked in there one day to check on our children to hear the teachers yelling at the kids, when we tried to go to a headmaster they are apparently to good to speak to the parents to so you have to go through their assistant. We have started to have many other issues and the administration never gets back to us, the one time they did they didn't seem like they cared. I think this is a school that has gotten so big that they forgot how they got there and we will probably continue to see things go downhill unless a change is made, specifically the headmaster. Don't think that the 8 on the great schools rating is because it is a great school, there are amazing parents that bring their smart children there. - Posted by Parent

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