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Research Triangle High School

Durham, NC


Research Triangle High School
3106 East NC Highway 54
Durham, NC  27709
Phone: 919-998-6757
Durham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 502
Type: Charter School  
Research Triangle High School

Research Triangle High School


Metro Area Ranking

#4
Metro Area High School Ranking: Research Triangle High School is ranked #4 out of 26 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (85th percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#20
Statewide High School Ranking: Research Triangle High School is ranked #20 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (96th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Research Triangle 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 Durham County, NC and is an independent charter school.

75.9
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Research Triangle High School had a Student Growth Score of 75.9. This placed Research Triangle High School in the 52nd 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 23.9 91st 17.5
Math 23.6 86th 18.9
Reading 24.8 88th 19.1
Science 23.8 90th 18.8
Writing 6.9 74th 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 Research Triangle High School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 13% - Level 5 (Superior)
 66% - Level 4 (Solid)
 66% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 2
 8% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 34% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 8% - Level 1
 8% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 594
Math 597
Composite Score 1190
SAT Participation Rate 59 %

Research Triangle High School had an average SAT score of 1190 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #19 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 Research Triangle High School was 59% 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% - Research Triangle High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 89% - Research Triangle High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 14%
 Asian - 14%
 Black - 16%
 Black - 16%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 White - 53%
 White - 53%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Research Triangle 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 Research Triangle High 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 1.1 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Parkwood Elementary School 3 1.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Alston Ridge Elementary School 10 2.8 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Pearsontown Elementary School 9 3.2 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Southwest Elementary School 4 3.6 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Bethesda Elementary School 2 3.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Brier Creek Elementary School 6 3.9 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Hillside High School 1 4.3 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Hillside New Tech High School 3 4.3 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Cedar Fork Elementary School 10 4.5 miles Morrisville, NC Regular PK-5
Panther Creek High School 10 4.6 miles Cary, NC Regular 9-12
W G Pearson Elementary School 1 4.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
James E Shepard Middle School 2 5.1 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Fayetteville Street Elementary School 1 5.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
C E Jordan High School 6 5.3 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
R N Harris Elementary School 4 5.3 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Spring Valley Elementary School 3 5.4 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Middle College High School at DTCC 9 5.5 miles Durham, NC Regular 11-12
Carpenter Elementary School 10 5.6 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Mills Park Middle School 10 5.8 miles Cary, NC Regular 6-8
Burton Elementary School 3 5.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5