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

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Porter Ridge High School is an above average, public school located in Indian Trail, NC. It has 1,728 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 63% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
63%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1160
313 responses
Average ACT
25
166 responses
AP Enrollment
14%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$75,744
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$752
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$229,200
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
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 89 responses
  • Spirit Week!!!!
    34%
  • GAME DAY!
    19%
  • Senior Skip Day!!!
    19%
  • Senior Pranks!!!
    9%
  • Band events (Big show, etc)
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    4%
  • None of the above
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,728
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 41 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 41 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 41 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,429
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 48 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 48 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 48 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,247 / year
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 58 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 58 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 58 responses

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