Wake Forest Elementary School

136 West Sycamore Ave,

Wake Forest, NC, 27587-2524

Tel: (919)554-8655
Grades: KG-5

653 students

Wake Forest Elementary School serves 653 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Wake Forest Elementary School operates within the Wake County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 653 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 653 students
Wake Forest Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Wake Forest Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Wake Forest Elementary School 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 0.63 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
Wake Forest Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
2%
Wake Forest Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
10%
13%
Wake Forest Elementary School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
22%
27%
Wake Forest Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
56%
52%
Wake Forest Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Wake Forest Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Wake Forest Elementary School 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.
0.63 0.64
Wake Forest Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
33%
45%
Wake Forest Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
8%
8%
Wake Forest Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 149,455 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
4
Number of Students Managed 149,455 1,593
Wake County s School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
Wake County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,126 $11,105
Wake County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,594 $10,880
Wake County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Franklin Academy (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Franklin Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Pines Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Wake Forest Richland Creek Elementary School
    The Dubois Center
    Wake Forest , NC , 27587
    (919)807-3300
    0.4  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Wake Forest Franklin Academy
    Charter School
    604 Franklin St
    Wake Forest , NC , 27587
    (919)570-8262
    Charter School
    0.5  mi  |  1607  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Wake Forest Wake Forest-rolesville High School
    420 West Stadium Dr
    Wake Forest , NC , 27587
    (919)554-8611
    0.7  mi  |  2116  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Wake Forest Forest Pines Elementary School
    530 East Perry Ave
    Wake Forest , NC , 27587
    (919)562-6262
    1.1  mi  |  653  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Wake Forest Wake Forest-rolesville Middle School
    1800 South Main St
    Wake Forest , NC , 27587
    (919)554-8440
    1.7  mi  |  1098  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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