1601 Orchard Villas Ave
Cary, NC 27511
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Peak Charter Academy serves 600 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
Peak Charter Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (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 71% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Peak Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

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School Overview

School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-7
Total Students
600 students
Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Peak Charter Academy 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 Peak Charter Academy 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
#219 out of 2571 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Peak Charter Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Peak Charter Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Peak Charter Academy 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
22%
4%
Hispanic
10%
18%
Black
10%
25%
White
57%
48%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Peak Charter Academy.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score
0.61
Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
52%
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-7
  • Students: 600 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.61

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