Knightdale High School

100 Bryan Chalk Lane
Knightdale, NC 27545
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Knightdale High School serves 1,769 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower 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 32% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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 1,769 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,769 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Comparison

Knightdale High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Knightdale High School is 0.68, which is equal to 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
#2320 out of 2561 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤1%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
18%
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Black
46%
25%
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White
17%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Graduation Rate
87%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWake County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Knightdale High School is East Wake High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is East Wake Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forestville Road Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Knightdale Forestville Road Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
    0.2 miles
    100 Lawson Ridge Road
    Knightdale, NC 27545
    (919) 266-8487
    0.2 PK-5 617
  • Knightdale Global Achievers School Charter School

    0.8 miles
    1520 Aragon Dr
    Knightdale, NC 27545
    (252) 557-9040
    0.8 n/a n/a
  • Knightdale Lockhart Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
    0.8 miles
    1320 N Smithfield Rd
    Knightdale, NC 27545
    (919) 266-8525
    0.8 PK-5 533
  • Knightdale Knightdale Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 607 students
    1.8 miles
    109 Ridge St
    Knightdale, NC 27545
    (919) 266-8540
    1.8 PK-5 607
  • Raleigh East Wake Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 632 students
    2.1 miles
    2700 Old Milburnie Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919) 266-8500
    2.1 6-8 632

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