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Kestrel Heights School

Durham, NC


Kestrel Heights School
4900 Prospectus Drive
Durham, NC  27713
Phone: 919-484-1300
Durham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: K-12
Enrollment: 986
Type: Charter School  
Kestrel Heights School

Kestrel Heights School


Metro Area Ranking

#43
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Kestrel Heights School is ranked #43 of 82 of the best elementary schools in Durham and surrounding areas (48th percentile). Click the link to see all 82 elementary schools.


#25
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Kestrel Heights School is ranked #25 of 44 of the best middle schools in Durham and surrounding areas (43rd percentile). Cick the link to see all 44 middle schools.


#24
Metro Area High School Ranking: Kestrel Heights School is ranked #24 out of 26 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (8th percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#686
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Kestrel Heights School is ranked #686 out of 1478 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (54th percentile). Click the link to see all 1478 elementary schools.


#316
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Kestrel Heights School is ranked #316 out of 703 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (55th percentile). Click the link to see all 703 middle schools.


#448
Statewide High School Ranking: Kestrel Heights School is ranked #448 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (14th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Kestrel Heights School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Durham County, NC and is an independent charter school.

60.1
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Kestrel Heights School had a Student Growth Score of 60.1. This placed Kestrel Heights School in the 17th 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

  North Carolina Math Letter Grade

  North Carolina Reading 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 14.9 26th 17.5
Math 16 14th 18.9
Reading 16.7 25th 19.1
Science 16.6 25th 18.8
Writing 5.3 39th 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 Kestrel Heights School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 33% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 37% - Level 2
 37% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 29% - Level 2
 29% - Level 2
 21% - Level 1
 21% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 36% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 10% - Level 2
 10% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 6

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 7

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 28% - Level 1
 28% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 4 (Solid)
 18% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 25% - Level 2
 25% - Level 2
 41% - Level 1
 41% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 21% - Level 2
 21% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 15% - Level 3
 15% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 20% - Level 1
 20% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 45% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 6

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 40% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 27% - Level 2
 27% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 14% - Level 5 (Superior)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 29% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 8% - Level 2
 8% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 46% - Level 4 (Solid)
 46% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 34% - Level 2
 34% - Level 2
 27% - Level 1
 27% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 31% - Level 1
 31% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 6% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 486
Math 467
Composite Score 954
SAT Participation Rate 14 %

Kestrel Heights School had an average SAT score of 954 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #207 out of 491 NC high schools (58th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Kestrel Heights School was 14% 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
 81% - Kestrel Heights School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 81% - Kestrel Heights School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 3%
 Asian - 3%
 Black - 48%
 Black - 48%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Hispanic - 15%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 Two or More Races - 6%
 White - 28%
 White - 28%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Lowe's Grove Middle School 2 0.5 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Parkwood Elementary School 3 1.0 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Pearsontown Elementary School 9 2.5 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Alston Ridge Elementary School 10 2.7 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Southwest Elementary School 4 2.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Hillside New Tech High School 3 3.9 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Hillside High School 1 3.9 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Bethesda Elementary School 2 4.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
W G Pearson Elementary School 1 4.2 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
C E Jordan High School 6 4.4 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Fayetteville Street Elementary School 1 4.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
James E Shepard Middle School 2 4.7 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Panther Creek High School 10 4.7 miles Cary, NC Regular 9-12
Brier Creek Elementary School 6 4.8 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
R N Harris Elementary School 4 5.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Cedar Fork Elementary School 10 5.1 miles Morrisville, NC Regular PK-5
Middle College High School at DTCC 9 5.4 miles Durham, NC Regular 11-12
Hope Valley Elementary School 3 5.5 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
C C Spaulding Elementary School 1 5.6 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Burton Elementary School 3 5.6 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Sherwood Githens Middle School 3 5.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8