Porter Ridge Elementary School

2843 Ridge Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Porter Ridge Elementary School serves 468 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Porter Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is higher 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 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Porter Ridge Elementary School's student population of 468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Porter Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Porter Ridge Elementary School is 0.60, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#411 out of 2561 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
23%
18%
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Black
13%
25%
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White
58%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Porter Ridge Elementary School is Porter Ridge High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Porter Ridge Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Indian Trail Porter Ridge High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,735 student
    0.0 miles
    2839 Ridge Road
    Indian Trail, NC 28079
    (704) 292-7662
    0 9-12 1,735
  • Indian Trail Porter Ridge Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,310 student
    0.0 miles
    2827 Ridge Road
    Indian Trail, NC 28079
    (704) 225-7555
    0 6-8 1,310
  • Indian Trail Poplin Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 752 students
    1.9 miles
    5627 Poplin Rd
    Indian Trail, NC 28079
    (704) 296-0320
    1.9 PK-5 752
  • Indian Trail Hemby Bridge Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 486 students
    3.0 miles
    6701 Indian Trl-fairview Rd
    Indian Trail, NC 28079
    (704) 296-6352
    3 PK-5 486
  • Monroe Sardis Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 531 students
    3.4 miles
    4416 Sardis Church Road
    Monroe, NC 28110
    (704) 882-4303
    3.4 PK-5 531

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