Apex school information

IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores68%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools111,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Apex, NC educational system consists of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Apex public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 57% higher than than the North Carolina average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Apex public schools is 17:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.7% have completed high school, 60.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 5.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Apex are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Apex.
  • 94.2% of people in Apex have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.7% of people in Apex have completed high school.
  • 60.7% of people in Apex have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Apex

IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school93.7%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college84.9%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree69.5%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors60.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
Carrboro, NC20,86770%42%
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Chapel Hill, NC59,00564%31%
Holly Springs, NC30,12664%30%
Apex, NC43,89368%39%

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Apex, NC43,89368%39%
Source: The Apex, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.