East Wake Academy

East Wake Academy serves 1,122 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
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 1122 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 50% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 1,122 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Hispanic
5%
14%
Black
10%
27%
White
84%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.28 0.45
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.
5%
47%
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.
5%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,122 students has grown by 31% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,248 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,324 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has declined by 26% over four years.
School District Name East Wake Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 1,122 1,330
District Total Revenue $7 MM $19 MM
District Spending $7 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $7,248 $11,105
District Spending / Student $7,324 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Wake School Of Arts Education And G (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 Grades Students
  • ZebulonZebulon Middle School
    Magnet School
    1000 Shepard School Rd
    ZebulonNC 27597
    (919)404-3630
    Magnet School

    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 623 students                      
  • ZebulonZebulon Elementary School
    Magnet School
    700 Proctor St
    ZebulonNC 27597
    (919)404-3680
    Magnet School

    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 546 students                      
  • WendellWendell Elementary School
    Magnet School
    3355 Wendell Blvd
    WendellNC 27591
    (919)365-2660
    Magnet School

    4.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 478 students                      
  • ZebulonWakelon Elementary School
    8921 Pippin Rd
    ZebulonNC 27597
    (919)404-3844
    5.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 550 students                      
  • WendellCarver Elementary School
    291 Lilesdean Rd
    WendellNC 27591
    (919)365-2680
    5.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 470 students                      

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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