Alston Ridge Elementary School

11555 Green Level Church Rd.
Cary, NC 27519
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Alston Ridge Elementary School serves 1,029 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Alston Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
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 Placements

Alston Ridge Elementary School places 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 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students1,029 students
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Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
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School Comparison

Alston Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,561 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#104 out of 2561 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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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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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Alston Ridge Elementary School is Panther Creek High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mills Park Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mills Park Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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