7336 Raging Ridge Rd
Harrisburg, NC 28075
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Hickory Ridge Middle School serves 1,108 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 19:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Hickory Ridge Middle School's student population of 1,108 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,108 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Hickory Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Hickory Ridge Middle School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#202 out of 2571 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
19%
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Black
21%
25%
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White
56%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.63
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   7/16/2014
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - rudyn

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,108 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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