PROFICIENCY 81% 90% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #5 of 42 in Cary
  • Ranked #25 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
62%Cary
43%North Carolina

Davis Drive Middle is a school servicing grades 6 to 8 and is located in the district of "Wake County Schools" in Cary, NC. There are a total of 1,354 students and 74 teachers at Davis Drive Middle, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1.

Davis Drive Middle has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 81.0%, which is 90% higher than the North Carolina average.

Davis Drive Middle location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1354
Teachers74
Student/Teacher ratio19:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Davis Drive Middle, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All83%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
685%
783%
882%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All79%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
680%
781%
875%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Davis Drive Middle race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 54.6% 49.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 5.6% 24.2% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 29.9% 6.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.6% 15.5% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.4% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.1% 4.0% 3.7% 3.1%

Cary demographics profile

StatisticCaryNorth CarolinaNational
Population155,82210,488,084328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,75821891
Median age38.838.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%57%55%
Speak English78%89%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Cary

IndexCaryNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school94.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college84.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree71.7%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters27.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree8.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate4.9%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Davis Drive Middle data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.