5415 Highcroft Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Highcroft Elementary School serves 964 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Highcroft Elementary 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (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 78% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Highcroft Elementary School's student population of 964 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
964 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

Highcroft Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Highcroft Elementary School is 0.61, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#77 out of 2571 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
43%
4%
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Hispanic
5%
18%
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Black
5%
25%
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White
45%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 964 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61 (Top 50%)

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