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Wakefield High School
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  • Public
  • RALEIGH, NC

Report Card

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

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Wakefield High School is a highly rated, public school located in RALEIGH, NC. It has 2,004 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

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Wakefield High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1180
433 responses
Average ACT
25
273 responses
AP Enrollment
32%

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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
$72,996
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,237
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$285,400
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 131 responses
  • Spirit Week
    24%
  • Football games
    23%
  • Multicultural Festival
    11%
  • Just Think First Program
    10%
  • Pep-rally
    9%
  • Marching Band Competitions
    7%
  • Theater productions
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,004
Free or Reduced Lunch
26%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 50 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 50 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 50 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.1%
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 71 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 71 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 71 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
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 84 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 84 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 84 responses

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