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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Apex High School is a highly rated, public school located in Cary, NC. It has 2,100 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1260
476 responses
Average ACT
28
277 responses
AP Enrollment
37%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$111,435
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,380
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$327,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 45 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 45 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 169 responses
  • Senior Exemptions
    22%
  • Football games
    13%
  • Going to My Favorite Classes
    12%
  • Pep Rally
    11%
  • Senior day
    11%
  • Club events
    10%
  • Seeing My Favorite Teachers
    10%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,100
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 55 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 55 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 55 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.5%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 68 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 68 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 68 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,149 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 74 responses
36%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 74 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 74 responses

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