PROFICIENCY 57% 34% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 9 in Indian Trail
  • Ranked #73 of 3223 in North Carolina
Proficiency Averages
55%Indian Trail
43%North Carolina

Porter Ridge High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Union County Public Schools" in Indian Trail, NC. There are a total of 1,735 students and 86 teachers at Porter Ridge High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1.

Porter Ridge High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 57.0%, which is 34% higher than the North Carolina average.

Porter Ridge High School location


Student/Teacher ratio21:1


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment225
Taking some courses193
Taking some courses (not tests)32
Passing some courses89
Passing no courses95

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 Porter Ridge High School, there are a total of 225 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 193 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School59%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School55%

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.

Porter Ridge High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
White 75.8% 67.1% 51.3% 51.1%
Black 9.6% 12.6% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.0% 2.3% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.6% 15.1% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.8% 2.5% 3.7% 3.1%

Indian Trail demographics profile

StatisticIndian TrailNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,64321891
Median age35.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English85%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%

Education level achieved in Indian Trail

IndexIndian TrailNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college69.1%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.1%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.1%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Porter Ridge High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.