Apex High School



Apex High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Apex High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 510
10 511
11 556
12 699

Apex High School is a public high school of the Wake County School District located in Apex, NC. It has 2,276 students in grades 9th through 12th. Apex High School is the 15th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 958th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,276
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 124.5

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Apex High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,155
(51%)
24,120
(51%)
 Female 1,121
(49%)
23,586
(49%)

Apex High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,594
(70%)
23,248
(49%)
 Hispanic 243
(11%)
6,907
(14%)
 Black 192
(8%)
12,416
(26%)
 Asian 137
(6%)
3,108
(7%)
 Two or More 97
(4%)
1,809
(4%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
154
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
64
(0%)

Apex High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 2,001
(88%)
33,494
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 241
(11%)
12,207
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(1%)
2,005
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Apex High School is ranked 329th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Apex High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Apex High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2314
2006 2156
2007 2143
2008 2201
2009 2269
2010 2341
2011 2366
2012 2585
2013 2527
2014 2549
2015 2276

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.8
2007 16.7
2008 17.2
2009 18.6
2010 18.9
2011 18.8
2012 19.5
2013 19.4
2014 19.3
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.083405358686258
2006 0.080241187384045
2007
2008
2009 0.089026002644337
2010 0.097394275950449
2011 0.10989010989011
2012 0.095164410058027
2013 0.094974277799763
2014 0.088662220478619
2015 0.12082601054482

Compare Apex High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Apex High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,276 18.3:1  
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Heartwood Montessori School
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Private PK - 10 166 8:1 5 miles
Apex Friendship High School
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Public 09 - 10 942 18.1:1 5 miles
Grace Christian School
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Private KG - 12 745 13:1 6 miles
New School Montessori Center
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Private UG - UG 300 25:1 7 miles
Middle Creek High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,283 19.4:1 7 miles
Cary Academy
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Private 06 - 12 753 10:1 7 miles
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