Highcroft Elementary School

  • Highcroft Elementary School serves 947 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (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 77% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Highcroft Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Highcroft Elementary School's student population of 947 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students947 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Highcroft Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Highcroft Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Highcroft Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. 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#51 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Highcroft Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
40%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
3%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Highcroft Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.600.46
This chart display the diversity score of Highcroft Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Highcroft Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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