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Wake County Schools
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  • CARY, NC

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

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Wake County Schools is a highly rated, public school district located in CARY, NC. It has 163,404 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 50% of students are at least proficient in math and 56% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
56%
Percent Proficient - Math
50%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1230
9,563 responses
Average ACT
27
6,158 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
163,404
Free or Reduced Lunch
34.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.7%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$11,149 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    67%
  • Support Services
    30%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A
Median Household Income
$104,669
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,246
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$356,400
National
$217,500

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