Knightdale High School

  • Knightdale High School serves 1,692 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Knightdale High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%.

Top Placements

Knightdale High School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Knightdale High School's student population of 1,692 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,692 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Knightdale High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Knightdale High School is 0.66, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Knightdale High 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 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Knightdale High 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 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
27%
16%
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Black
48%
26%
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White
19%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Knightdale High School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Knightdale High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.660.46
This chart display the diversity score of Knightdale High School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Knightdale High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Knightdale High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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