Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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Green Hope High School

Cary, NC


Green Hope High School
2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road
Cary, NC  27519
Phone: 919-380-3700
Wake County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 10 out of 10 stars
10

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,795
Type: Regular School    
Green Hope High School

Green Hope High School


Metro Area Ranking

#4
Metro Area High School Ranking: Green Hope High School is ranked #4 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (92nd percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#24
Statewide High School Ranking: Green Hope High School is ranked #24 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (95th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Green Hope 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 Wake County, NC. Green Hope High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,795 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

84.9
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Green Hope High School had a Student Growth Score of 84.9. This placed Green Hope High School in the 71st 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 22.5 83rd 17.5
Math 24.2 91st 18.9
Reading 23.8 82nd 19.1
Science 23.1 84th 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 Green Hope High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 37% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 5 (Superior)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 65% - Level 4 (Solid)
 65% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 7% - Level 2
 7% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 43% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 7% - Level 2
 7% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 605
Math 618
Composite Score 1223
SAT Participation Rate 59 %

Green Hope High had an average SAT score of 1223 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #8 out of 491 NC high schools (98th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Green Hope High 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.




 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 31%
 Asian - 31%
 Black - 9%
 Black - 9%
 Hispanic - 7%
 Hispanic - 7%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 49%
 White - 49%

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

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
   
Grades
Served
Green Hope Elementary School 10 0.4 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Carpenter Elementary School 10 0.7 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Highcroft Elementary School 10 1.0 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Morrisville Elementary School 10 1.2 miles Morrisville, NC Regular K-5
Mills Park Elementary School 10 1.7 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Mills Park Middle School 10 1.7 miles Cary, NC Regular 6-8
Davis Drive Middle School 10 1.9 miles Cary, NC Regular 6-8
Davis Drive Elementary School 10 2.0 miles Cary, NC Regular K-5
Panther Creek High School 10 2.1 miles Cary, NC Regular 9-12
Turner Creek Elementary School 10 2.2 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Cedar Fork Elementary School 10 2.7 miles Morrisville, NC Regular PK-5
Weatherstone Elementary School 10 3.3 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Salem Middle School 10 3.4 miles Apex, NC Regular 6-8
Salem Elementary School 7 3.4 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
West Cary Middle School 9 4.1 miles Cary, NC Regular 6-8
Laurel Park Elementary School 10 4.2 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5
Alston Ridge Elementary School 10 4.2 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Northwoods Elementary School 9 4.4 miles Cary, NC Regular PK-5
Apex High School 10 4.4 miles Cary, NC Regular 9-12
Baucom Elementary School 10 4.7 miles Apex, NC Regular PK-5