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Wakefield High School

Raleigh, NC


Wakefield High School
2200 Wakefield Pines Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Phone: 919-562-3600
Wake County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,967
Type: Regular School  
Wakefield High School

Wakefield High School


Metro Area Ranking

#29
Metro Area High School Ranking: Wakefield High School is ranked #29 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (44th percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#169
Statewide High School Ranking: Wakefield High School is ranked #169 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (67th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Wakefield High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Wake County, NC. Wakefield High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,967 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

60.2
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: Wakefield High School had a Student Growth Score of 60.2. This placed Wakefield High School in the 18th 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 18.3 52nd 17.5
Math 19.6 50th 18.9
Reading 20.1 52nd 19.1
Science 19.6 53rd 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 Wakefield High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 23% - Level 1
 23% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 52% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 20% - Level 2
 20% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 564
Math 562
Composite Score 1126
SAT Participation Rate 61 %

Wakefield High had an average SAT score of 1126 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #57 out of 491 NC high schools (88th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Wakefield High was 61% 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
 95% - Wakefield High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 95% - Wakefield High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 6%
 Asian - 6%
 Black - 29%
 Black - 29%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Hispanic - 14%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 47%
 White - 47%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Wakefield Middle School 8 0.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Wakefield Elementary School 6 0.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
North Forest Pines Drive Elementary School 8 1.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Forest Pines Elementary School 8 1.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Wake Forest Middle School 6 2.4 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 6-8
Heritage Elementary School 10 3.3 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Durant Road Middle School 7 3.3 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Heritage Middle School 10 3.3 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 6-8
Durant Road Elementary School 7 3.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Brassfield Elementary School 10 3.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular K-5
Heritage High School 8 3.4 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 9-12
Wake Forest Elementary School 7 3.7 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Wildwood Forest Elementary School 4 3.9 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Wake Forest High School 8 4.0 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 9-12
Richland Creek Elementary 7 4.9 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
West Millbrook Middle School 5 5.1 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Fox Road Elementary School 4 5.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular K-5
North Ridge Elementary School 9 5.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Jones Dairy Elementary School 10 5.5 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Rolesville Middle School 6 5.6 miles Rolesville, NC Regular 6-8