Hickory Ridge Middle School

7336 Raging Ridge Rd
Harrisburg, NC 28075
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Hickory Ridge Middle School serves 1,181 students in grades 6-8.
Hickory Ridge Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (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 64% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

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 1,181 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,181 students
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Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
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School Comparison

Hickory Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Hickory Ridge Middle School is 0.58, 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
#181 out of 2561 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
18%
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Black
21%
25%
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White
61%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
52%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hickory Ridge Middle School is Hickory Ridge High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is A.c.e. Academy (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harrisburg Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harrisburg Hickory Ridge High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,735 student
    0.3 miles
    7321 Raging Ridge Road
    Harrisburg, NC 28075
    (704) 454-7300
    0.3 9-12 1,735
  • Harrisburg Harrisburg Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,054 student
    0.5 miles
    3900 Stallings Road
    Harrisburg, NC 28075
    (704) 455-5118
    0.5 K-5 1,054
  • Harrisburg A.c.e. Academy Charter School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 423 students
    1.8 miles
    7807 Caldwell Road
    Harrisburg, NC 28075
    (704) 456-7153
    1.8 K-8 423
  • Concord Carolina International School Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 916 students
    1.9 miles
    9545 Poplar Tent Road
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 455-3847
    1.9 K-12 916
  • Concord Pitts School Road Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 828 students
    2.5 miles
    720 Pitts School Road Sw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-3430
    2.5 K-5 828

School Reviews

5  
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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