Avg. test scores 33%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 100%
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Apex school information

IndexApexNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores64%43%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:115:116:1
Total public schools111,89579,221
Total private schools251024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Apex are 33% 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%

      Apex, NC School Districts

      • Wake County Schools

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Apex. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Apex, NC schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Apex, NC, an average of 94.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 93.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Carrboro, NC20,86767%38.2%
      Morrisville, NC22,60066%37.4%
      Chapel Hill, NC59,00563%30.8%
      Cary, NC155,82262%29.3%
      Holly Springs, NC30,12662%28.1%
      Apex, NC43,89364%33.2%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fort Pierce, FL43,88340%16.1%
      Dublin, OH43,87481%68.3%
      Haltom City, TX43,86441%14.6%
      York, PA43,84848%0.4%
      Blacksburg, VA43,97385%76.5%
      Apex, NC43,89364%33.2%
      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.