Apex school information

IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores86%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools111,89579,235
Total private schools251024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Apex are 27% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Apex.
  • 96.0% of people in Apex have completed 8th grade.
  • 95.9% of people in Apex have completed high school.
  • 60.9% of people in Apex have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Apex

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  • Apex Elementary1015 Mt Holly-Huntersville RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 67 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Apex High1501 Laura Duncan RdGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,341 · Ratio: 19:183
  • Apex Middle7260 Highland Creek PkwyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,054 · Ratio: 19:191
  • Baucom Elementary400 Hunter StGrades: KG - 05Students: 841 · Ratio: 17:189
  • Lufkin Road Middle1002 Lufkin RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,044 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Middle Creek Elementary110 Middle Creek Park AvenGrades: KG - 05Students: 955 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Middle Creek High123 Middle Creek Park AvenGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,814 · Ratio: 18:175
  • Olive Chapel Elementary1751 Olive Chapel RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 984 · Ratio: 17:192
  • Salem Elementary6116 Old Jenks RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 938 · Ratio: 17:186
  • Salem Middle6150 Old Jenks RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,096 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • West Lake Elementary4500 West Lake RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 841 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • West Lake Middle4600 West Lake RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,251 · Ratio: 17:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Apex

IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade96.0%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school95.9%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college88.5%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree70.8%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors60.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters20.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Apex (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC20,72891%34%
Cary, NC146,04187%28%
Carrboro, NC20,33783%21%
Holly Springs, NC27,33982%21%
Moncure, NC45581%19%
Apex, NC40,63186%27%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Coram, NY40,63771%4%
Plainfield, IL40,64189%31%
Crystal Lake, IL40,59891%34%
Covington, KY40,71261%10%
Waipahu, HI40,53254%21%
Apex, NC40,63186%27%
Source: The Apex, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.