715 Barbour Dr
Raleigh, NC 27603
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Wake Stem Early College High School serves 218 students in grades 9-13.
Wake Stem Early College High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wake Stem Early College High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

Wake Stem Early College High School's student population of 218 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-13
Total Students
218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

Wake Stem Early College High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Stem Early College High School is 0.65, 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
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State Level (NC)
Overall Testing Rank
#8 out of 2571 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
18%
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Black
17%
25%
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White
55%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-13
  • Students: 218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in NC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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