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Hickory Ridge High School

Harrisburg, NC


Hickory Ridge High School
7321 Raging Ridge Road
Harrisburg, NC  28075
Phone: 704-260-6630
Cabarrus County

CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9  

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,720
Type: Regular School
Hickory Ridge High School

Hickory Ridge High School



Metro Area Ranking

#19
Metro Area High School Ranking: Hickory Ridge High School is ranked #19 out of 104 of the best high schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (82nd percentile). Cick the link to see all 104 high schools.

State Ranking

#68
Statewide High School Ranking: Hickory Ridge High School is ranked #68 out of 449 of the best high schools in North Carolina (85th percentile). Click the link to see all 449 high schools.

Overall, Hickory Ridge High School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Cabarrus County, NC. Hickory Ridge High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,720 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

78.3
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Hickory Ridge High School had a Student Growth Score of 78.3. This placed Hickory Ridge High School in the 57th percentile of 2385 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
B
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


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Students

Student Enrollment Trend

Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 10%
 Asian - 10%
 Black - 25%
 Black - 25%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 
 Pacific Islander - N/A
 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 Hickory Ridge High School for the 2022-2023 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.


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 17.9 57th 16.0
Math 20.2 67th 17.5
Reading 20.5 64th 18.2
Science 19.9 61st 17.9

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 Hickory Ridge High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 584
Math 578
Composite Score 1162
SAT Participation Rate 37 %

Hickory Ridge High had an average SAT score of 1162 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #49 out of 281 NC high schools (83rd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Hickory Ridge High was 37% 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% - Hickory Ridge High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 95% - Hickory Ridge High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools

End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 28% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 28% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 9% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 9% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 39% - Level 4 (Solid)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)
 24% - Level 5 (Superior)

EOC English 2

 25% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 25% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 24% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 24% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)
 10% - Level 5 (Superior)

EOC Math I

 35% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 35% - Level 1 & 2 (Not Proficient)
 31% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 31% - Level 3 (At Grade Level)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)


School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2022-2023 school year. Rankings for Hickory Ridge High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Regular Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
Hickory Ridge Middle School
10 
0.4 miles Harrisburg 6-8
Harrisburg Elementary School
0.8 miles Harrisburg PK-5
Hickory Ridge Elementary School
10 
1.6 miles Harrisburg K-5
Pitts School Road Elementary School
2.6 miles Concord K-5
C C Griffin Middle School
2.7 miles Concord 6-8
Patriots Elementary School
3.0 miles Concord K-5
Roberta Road Middle School
3.1 miles Concord 6-8
Rocky River Elementary School
3.2 miles Concord PK-5
Jay M Robinson High School
4.1 miles Concord 9-12
University Meadows Elementary School
4.5 miles Charlotte PK-5
J N Fries Magnet School
4.6 miles Concord 6-8
Wolf Meadow Elementary School
4.7 miles Concord K-5
Central Cabarrus High School
4.8 miles Concord 9-12
Carl A Furr Elementary School
5.6 miles Concord K-5
Stoney Creek Elementary School
5.7 miles Charlotte K-5
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
Hickory Ridge Middle School
10 
0.4 miles 6-8
Harrisburg Elementary School
0.8 miles PK-5
Hickory Ridge Elementary School
10 
1.6 miles K-5
Pitts School Road Elementary School
2.6 miles K-5
C C Griffin Middle School
2.7 miles 6-8
Patriots Elementary School
3.0 miles K-5
Roberta Road Middle School
3.1 miles 6-8
Rocky River Elementary School
3.2 miles PK-5
Jay M Robinson High School
4.1 miles 9-12
University Meadows Elementary School
4.5 miles PK-5
J N Fries Magnet School
4.6 miles 6-8
Wolf Meadow Elementary School
4.7 miles K-5
Central Cabarrus High School
4.8 miles 9-12
Carl A Furr Elementary School
5.6 miles K-5
Stoney Creek Elementary School
5.7 miles K-5


Charters Schools Nearby

School Name Stars Distance City Grades
Served
A.C.E. Academy
2.2 miles Harrisburg K-8
United Community School
5.3 miles Charlotte K-8
Bradford Preparatory School
5.5 miles Charlotte K-12
Corvian Community School
6.9 miles Charlotte K-12
Cabarrus Charter Academy
7.2 miles Concord K-12
TMSA Charlotte
8.0 miles Charlotte K-12
KIPP Charlotte
8.4 miles Charlotte K-8
Carolina International School
9.0 miles Concord K-12
Sugar Creek Charter School
9.8 miles Charlotte K-12
Queen's Grant Community School
10.0 miles Mint Hill K-12
School Name Stars Distance Grades
Served
A.C.E. Academy
2.2 miles K-8
United Community School
5.3 miles K-8
Bradford Preparatory School
5.5 miles K-12
Corvian Community School
6.9 miles K-12
Cabarrus Charter Academy
7.2 miles K-12
TMSA Charlotte
8.0 miles K-12
KIPP Charlotte
8.4 miles K-8
Carolina International School
9.0 miles K-12
Sugar Creek Charter School
9.8 miles K-12
Queen's Grant Community School
10.0 miles K-12