PROFICIENCY 53% 21% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Wake County Schools
44%North Carolina

Needham Broughton High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Wake County Schools" in Raleigh, NC. There are a total of 2,112 students and 127 teachers at Needham Broughton High, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 682 free lunch students and 79 reduced lunch students.

Needham Broughton High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 53.0%, which is 21% higher than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch682
Reduced lunch79


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment556
Taking some courses349
Taking some courses (not tests)206
Passing some courses235
Passing no courses107

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 Needham Broughton High, there are a total of 556 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 349 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School46%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60%

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.

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Needham Broughton High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 49.0% 48.5% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 31.5% 24.4% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 4.1% 6.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.9% 15.9% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.7% 4.1% 3.7% 3.1%

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Raleigh demographics profile

StatisticRaleighNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)3,04218191
Median age32.938.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English83%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%7%13%

Education level achieved in Raleigh

IndexRaleighNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school88.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college75.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.0%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.2%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters17.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Needham Broughton High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.