Hickory Ridge Middle School

  • Hickory Ridge Middle School serves 1,183 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 62% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Hickory Ridge Middle 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hickory Ridge Middle School's student population of 1,183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hickory Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,555 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hickory Ridge Middle School is 0.54, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#373 out of 2555 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
19%
26%
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White
65%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hickory Ridge Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.540.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCabarrus County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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I live in Maryland and i came to NC on the 4th of July till the 7th. We were looking for homes and schools arrond your area and it was really good. I think your school is great and, ihope i come there when i move in 2015 inbetween 8th grade cause im going to 7th grade this year.
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