PROFICIENCY 42% 5% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Wake County Schools
44%North Carolina

River Bend Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 5 and is located in the district of "Wake County Schools" in Raleigh, NC. There are a total of 839 students and 62 teachers at River Bend Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 533 free lunch students and 87 reduced lunch students.

River Bend Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 41.5%, which is 5% lower than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch533
Reduced lunch87


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 River Bend 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

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

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.

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River Bend Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 18.2% 48.5% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 33.9% 24.4% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 5.9% 6.7% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.0% 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 4.2% 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 River Bend Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.