136 W Sycamore Avenue
Wake Forest, NC 27587
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Wake Forest Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wake Forest Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (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 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Wake Forest Elementary School's student population of 388 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Wake Forest Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Wake Forest Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#900 out of 2571 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wake Forest Elementary 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wake Forest Elementary 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
34%
25%
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White
45%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wake Forest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 388 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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