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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    A+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Raleigh Charter High School is a top rated, public, charter school located in Raleigh, NC. It has 561 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
Address
1307 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27605
Telephone
(919) 715-1155

Raleigh Charter High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1370
121 responses
Average ACT
31
71 responses
AP Enrollment
49%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    NG
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$58,641
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$966
National
$949
Median Home Value
$218,200
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.17 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
Report
  • Cake bake and art farm and the open mic night
    32%
  • Flex days & Ex days
    18%
  • Second Friday- our annual club fair
    12%
  • Community Work Days
    11%
  • Student performance events
    9%
  • Senior Night Sports
    5%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
561
Free or Reduced Lunch
5%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.21 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$43,810
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.6%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.25 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.25 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$7,961/ year
National
$12,239
84%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.25 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.25 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.25 responses
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Raleigh Charter High School Reviews

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very high academics. They have great teachers that are supportive and helpful. Many club and activities you can choose from, and all great and fun. College Readiness is defiantly one of their top priorities! I never worry about Raleigh Charter being unsafe. Yes there is defiantly diversity, and everyone does treat everyone equal. The sports are great. We have amazing food! The Resources at Raleigh charter are great. Facilities are always good never any problems. There is so much Parental involvement in this school which is great, also because parents never feel left out as much either.
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I loved my experience at Raleigh Charter High School! With its size of the school and classes, it is pretty easy to get to know the students and the teachers. I have built great relationships with my classmates from all different backgrounds and areas of interest, as well as my teachers from as far back as freshman year. The teachers are always willing to help and are excellent at what they do, especially those who make the class funny as well as informational. There are many different clubs and classes to fulfill interests despite the size. If i could change anything, it would be the amount of homework. Sometimes there is busy work or too much at once without being extremely helpful; I would like the amount of homework that would not overwhelm my life and help me learn what I need to learn outside of class.
My experience at Raleigh Charter was a pretty good one full of incredible learning moments and memories. Raleigh Charter fosters a challenging learning environment, and at times that environment was stressful. Raleigh Charter also encourages healthy competition between peers which makes sure that students work their hardest. The classes that Raleigh Charter offers are very relevant to everyone's career paths and the teachers teach comparatively to college professors. That collegiate style of teaching prepares students for the teaching style of college. I do wish that Raleigh Charter offered more AP classes, so that I could delve into college classes at an early age.