Heritage Middle School

3400 Rogers Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Heritage Middle School serves 1,260 students in grades 6-8.
Heritage Middle 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 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
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 76% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Heritage Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Heritage Middle School's student population of 1,260 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,260 students
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Total Classroom Teachers74 teachers
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School Comparison

Heritage Middle 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 Heritage Middle School is 0.42, which is less 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
#64 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)
76%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
75%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
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 Heritage Middle School is Heritage High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Wake Forest Charter Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wake Forest Heritage Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 828 students
    0.2 miles
    3500 Rogers Road
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 562-6000
    0.2 PK-5 828
  • Wake Forest Heritage High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,915 student
    0.6 miles
    1150 Forestville Road
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 570-5600
    0.6 9-12 1,915
  • Wake Forest Wake Forest Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 759 students
    0.7 miles
    1851 Friendship Chapel Rd
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 263-8673
    0.7 K-8 759
  • Wake Forest Wake Forest Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,188 student
    0.9 miles
    1800 S Main St
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 554-8440
    0.9 6-8 1,188
  • Wake Forest Franklin Academy Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-12 | 1,639 student
    1.4 miles
    648 Flaherty Ave
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 570-8262
    1.4 K-12 1,639

School Reviews

5  
HMS is one of the best middle schools in the wake county school district. They have more than enough supplies, and great teachers. It is a good school and I reccomend the school.
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