PROFICIENCY 82% 92% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 43 in Cary
  • Ranked #24 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
64%Cary
43%North Carolina

Panther Creek High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wake County Schools" in Cary, NC. There are a total of 2,712 students and 136 teachers at Panther Creek High, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

Panther Creek High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 81.5%, which is 92% higher than the North Carolina average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2712
Teachers136
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment780
Taking some courses547
Taking some courses (not tests)232
Passing some courses472
Passing no courses64

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 Panther Creek High, there are a total of 780 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 547 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All80%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All83%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School83%

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.

Panther Creek High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 55.2% 49.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 14.0% 24.2% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 17.4% 6.8% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 8.7% 15.5% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.3% 4.0% 3.7% 3.1%

Cary demographics profile

StatisticCaryNorth CarolinaNational
Population43,89310,488,084328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,53921891
Median age35.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English86%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%

Education level achieved in Cary

IndexCaryNorth 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%
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Source: The Panther Creek High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.