Wakefield High Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,340
College Readiness Index
26.9
Algebra Proficiency
3.0
English Proficiency
N/A
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 2,573 Students
  • 134 Teachers

Wakefield High
2200 WAKEFIELD PINES DR
RALEIGH, NC 27614

Phone: (919) 562-3600

District: Wake County Public School System

Overview

Wakefield High is ranked 17th within North Carolina. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Wakefield High is 31 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 51 percent. Wakefield High is 1 of 26 high schools in the Wake County Public School System.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1340
State Rank
#17

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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 2,573
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 51%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 28%
Full-Time Teachers 134

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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 79%
College Readiness Index 26.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Fringe Rural
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 26
Total Students 41,450
Proficient in English (district average) 81%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 69%
College Readiness (district average) 23.9

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