Cedar Ridge High School

1125 New Grady Brown Sch Rd

Hillsborough, NC 27278

Tel: (919)245-4000
Grades: 9-12

1,065 students

Cedar Ridge High School serves 1,065 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Cedar Ridge High School operates within the Orange County s School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 1065 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,065 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 64 teachers
Students by Grade Cedar Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Cedar Ridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2003-2013)
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
10%
13%
Black
13%
27%
White
70%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Cedar Ridge High School Sch Ethnicity Cedar Ridge High 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.
0.48 0.44
Cedar Ridge High School Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
22%
45%
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.
3%
8%
Cedar Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,553 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 95% over five years.
School District Name Orange County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
4
Number of Students Managed 7,553 1,682
Orange County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 74%
Orange County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $98 MM $19 MM
Orange County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $86 MM $18 MM
Orange County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,737 $11,105
Orange County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,049 $10,880
Orange County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Partnership Academy Alternativ (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charles W Stanford Middle School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Grady Brown Elementary School (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HillsboroughGrady Brown Elementary School
    1100 New Grady Brown Rd
    HillsboroughNC 27278
    (919)732-6138
    0 mi | 504 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HillsboroughCentral Elementary School
    154 Hayes St
    HillsboroughNC 27278
    (919)732-3622
    2 mi | 347 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HillsboroughHillsborough Elementary School
    402 North Nash St
    HillsboroughNC 27278
    (919)732-6137
    2.1 mi | 429 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HillsboroughCameron Park Elementary School
    240 St Mary's Rd
    HillsboroughNC 27278
    (919)732-9326
    2.5 mi | 637 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HillsboroughOrange Charter
    Charter School
    920 Corporate Dr
    HillsboroughNC 27278
    (919)644-6272
    Charter School

    2.6 mi | 217 students | Gr. KG-8                      

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Did You Know?
Hillsborough, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.43, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Hillsborough is Central Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.