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Research Triangle High School
  • Public, Charter
  • DURHAM, NC

Report Card

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

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Research Triangle High School is a top rated, public, charter school located in DURHAM, NC. It has 561 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1290
108 responses
Average ACT
29
100 responses
AP Enrollment
42%

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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 B+
Median Household Income
$72,755
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,164
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$255,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade 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. 11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 36 responses
  • Food Truck Rodeos
    39%
  • Lunch With a Scientist
    17%
  • Theatrical Productions (I'm in them).
    14%
  • Club Fairs
    11%
  • Lunch
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Ultimate Frisbee Practice
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade 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%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.9%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 15 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
No data available  
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 15 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 15 responses

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