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Apex High School

Cary, NC


Apex High School
7600 Roberts Road
Cary, NC  27519
Phone: 919-387-2208
Wake County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,997
Type: Regular School  
Apex High School

Apex High School


Metro Area Ranking

#9
Metro Area High School Ranking: Apex High School is ranked #9 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (83rd percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#43
Statewide High School Ranking: Apex High School is ranked #43 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (92nd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Apex High School is a 10-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Wake County, NC. Apex High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,997 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

66.5
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Apex High School had a Student Growth Score of 66.5. This placed Apex High School in the 31st percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 21.7 79th 17.5
Math 22.7 78th 18.9
Reading 23.3 78th 19.1
Science 22.5 79th 18.8
Writing 6.8 72nd 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Apex High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 12% - Level 1
 12% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 62% - Level 4 (Solid)
 62% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 34% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 9% - Level 2
 9% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 593
Math 601
Composite Score 1194
SAT Participation Rate 62 %

Apex High had an average SAT score of 1194 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #17 out of 491 NC high schools (97th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Apex High was 62% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 7%
 Asian - 7%
 Black - 10%
 Black - 10%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 65%
 White - 65%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Apex High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Apex High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Laurel Park Elementary School 10 0.5 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
Salem Elementary School 7 1.0 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
Salem Middle School 10 1.0 miles Apex, NC Regular 6-8
Baucom Elementary School 10 1.1 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
Apex Middle School 10 1.4 miles Apex, NC Regular 6-8
Lufkin Road Middle School 10 1.8 miles Apex, NC Regular 6-8
Apex Elementary School 9 1.9 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
Davis Drive Elementary School 10 2.4 miles Cary, NC Regular K-5
Davis Drive Middle School 10 2.6 miles Cary, NC Regular 6-8
Turner Creek Elementary School 10 2.8 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Penny Road Elementary School 9 3.0 miles Cary, NC Regular K-5
Olive Chapel Elementary School 10 3.2 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
Briarcliff Elementary School 9 3.3 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Weatherstone Elementary School 10 3.6 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Farmington Woods Elementary School 10 3.7 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Oak Grove Elementary School 9 3.8 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Cary Elementary School 9 4.1 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Green Hope Elementary School 10 4.1 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Northwoods Elementary School 9 4.3 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Green Hope High School 10 4.4 miles Cary, NC Regular 9-12