Cary High Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,116
College Readiness Index
32.6
Algebra Proficiency
3.2
English Proficiency
N/A
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,280 Students
  • 125 Teachers

Cary High
638 WALNUT ST
CARY, NC 27511

Phone: (919) 460-3549

District: Wake County Public School System

Overview

Cary High is ranked 8th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Cary High is 37 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 47 percent. Cary High is 1 of 24 high schools in the Wake County Public School System.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1116
State Rank
#8

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 2,280
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 47%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 31%
Full-Time Teachers 125

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English N/A
Proficient in Algebra 82%
College Readiness Index 32.6

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 24
Total Students 40,864
Proficient in English (district average) 81%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 72%
College Readiness (district average) 26.2

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Nearby Schools

Cary High is 1 of 24 schools in the Wake County Public School System.

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