Wakelon Elementary School

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Wakelon Elementary School serves 548 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Wakelon 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 bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Wakelon Elementary School's student population of 548 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students548 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

Wakelon Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Wakelon Elementary 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
#1191 out of 2561 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
33%
18%
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Black
43%
25%
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White
18%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.680.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Wakelon Elementary School is East Wake High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Wendell Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wendell Wendell Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 879 students
    0.1 miles
    3409 Nc Highway 97
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919) 365-1667
    0.1 6-8 879
  • Wendell Carver Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
    1.0 miles
    291 Liles-dean Rd
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919) 365-2680
    1 PK-5 454
  • Wendell East Wake High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,348 student
    1.8 miles
    5101 Rolesville Rd
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919) 365-2625
    1.8 9-12 1,348
  • Wendell Wendell Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 582 students
    1.9 miles
    3355 Wendell Blvd
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919) 365-2660
    1.9 K-5 582
  • Wendell Lake Myra Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
    3.6 miles
    1300 Elk Falls Rd
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919) 365-8990
    3.6 PK-5 635

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