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Cedar Ridge High School

Hillsborough, NC


Cedar Ridge High School
1125 New Grady Brown Sch Rd
Hillsborough, NC  27278
Phone: 919-245-4000
Orange County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,137
Type: Regular School  
Cedar Ridge High School

Cedar Ridge High School


Metro Area Ranking

#11
Metro Area High School Ranking: Cedar Ridge High School is ranked #11 out of 26 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (58th percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#128
Statewide High School Ranking: Cedar Ridge High School is ranked #128 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (75th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Cedar Ridge High School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Orange County, NC. Cedar Ridge High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,137 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

90.6
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Cedar Ridge High School had a Student Growth Score of 90.6. This placed Cedar Ridge High School in the 84th 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 19.6 62nd 17.5
Math 20.2 55th 18.9
Reading 20.9 59th 19.1
Science 20 56th 18.8
Writing 6 54th 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 Cedar Ridge High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 603
Math 583
Composite Score 1187
SAT Participation Rate 58 %

Cedar Ridge High had an average SAT score of 1187 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #20 out of 491 NC high schools (96th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Cedar Ridge High was 58% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 89% - Cedar Ridge High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 89% - Cedar Ridge High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 12%
 Black - 12%
 Hispanic - 27%
 Hispanic - 27%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 56%
 White - 56%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Cedar Ridge 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 Cedar Ridge High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Grady Brown Elementary School 6 0.2 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular PK-5
Central Elementary School 4 1.9 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular PK-5
Hillsborough Elementary School 9 2.1 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular PK-5
Cameron Park Elementary School 9 2.4 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular PK-5
Charles W Stanford Middle School 9 3.0 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular 6-8
Orange High School 7 3.3 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular 9-12
New Hope Elementary School 4 3.7 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
Efland Cheeks Elementary School 5 4.0 miles Efland, NC Regular PK-5
Gravelly Hill Middle School 5 4.2 miles Efland, NC Regular 6-8
Pathways Elementary School 6 4.3 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular PK-5
Morris Grove Elementary School 10 6.1 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
A L Stanback Middle School 7 6.3 miles Hillsborough, NC Regular 6-8
Chapel Hill High School 10 7.9 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 9-12
Smith Middle School 10 8.1 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 6-8
Seawell Elementary School 10 8.2 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5
East Chapel Hill High School 10 8.4 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 9-12
South Mebane Elementary School 8 8.7 miles Mebane, NC Regular PK-5
McDougle Middle School 10 8.7 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular 6-8
Forest View Elementary School 7 8.8 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
McDougle Elementary School 9 8.8 miles Chapel Hill, NC Regular PK-5