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73%
  • Olive Chapel Elementary
  • 1751 Olive Chapel Road, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 1,023
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
73%
  • Lufkin Road Middle School
  • 1002 Lufkin Road, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,000
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
72%
  • Apex High
  • 1501 Laura Duncan Rd, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,549
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
69%
  • Baucom Elementary
  • 400 Hunter St, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 922
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
69%
  • Apex Middle School
  • 400 East Moore Street, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,201
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
66%
  • Salem Elementary
  • 6116 Old Jenks Road, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 722
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Salem Middle School
  • 6150 Old Jenks Road, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,238
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
61%
  • Apex Elementary
  • 700 Tingen Road, Apex
  • Wake County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 681
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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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.

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 68%. 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.

To customize your list of Apex schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Apex, NC schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Morrisville, NC22,60082%66%
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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.