11555 Green Level Church Rd.
Cary, NC 27519
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Alston Ridge Elementary School serves 1,029 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Alston Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Alston Ridge Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Alston Ridge Elementary School's student population of 1,029 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
1,029 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
63 teachers
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School Rankings

Alston Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,571 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Alston Ridge Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 2571 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
45%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
29%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 1,029 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.70 (Top 10%)

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