PROFICIENCY 85% 94% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Wake County Schools
68%Cary
44%North Carolina

Highcroft Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Wake County Schools" in Cary, NC. There are a total of 964 students and 59 teachers at Highcroft Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 32 free lunch students and 4 reduced lunch students.

Highcroft Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 84.5%, which is 94% higher than the North Carolina average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students964
Teachers59.45
Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch32
Reduced lunch4

 

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 Highcroft Elementary, 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
All87%
385-89%
485-89%
585-89%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All82%
380-84%
480-84%
580-84%
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
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.

Highcroft Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 63.6% 48.5% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 3.6% 24.4% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 23.0% 6.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 5.5% 15.9% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 0.4% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.9% 4.1% 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 Highcroft Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.