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Porter Ridge High School is a public school in Goose Creek Township, North Carolina. It has 1,436 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 223 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

2839 Ridge Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 292-7662

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 223 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Academics: Academics are pretty great at Porter Ridge. I feel like I have gotten a good education from PR.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Resources & Facilities: One of the guidance counselors does not really know what he is doing and is rarely helpful. The other two are much better and actually help students when they need it.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I have had a great experience at Porter Ridge. I would choose to go here if I could go back and choose because I have really enjoyed my experience.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: Porter Ridge is fairly clean but the bathrooms sometimes lack in cleanliness. I feel pretty safe at my school we have a lot of cameras and a well trained and prepared security guard.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Porter Ridge offers many opportunities for extra curricular activities. They have options available for everyone and make sure to accommodate all of their students needs.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
4.00 Poplin Elementary School Public
3.66 Hemby Bridge Elementary School Public
4.00 Sardis Elementary School Public
3.66 Unionville Elementary School Public
2.33 Central Academy at Lake Park Private, Religious
3.66 Union Academy Public, Charter
3.66 Piedmont Middle School Public
3.33 Piedmont High School Public
3.66 Fairview Elementary School Public
3.33 Union County Early College Public
Open Book Baptist Christian Academy Private, Alternative, Religious
First Assembly Christian School Private, Religious
Shining Light Baptist Academy Private, Religious
2.66 Sun Valley High School Public
3.66 Sun Valley Middle School Public
4.00 Stallings Elementary School Public
3.33 Benton Heights Elementary School Public
3.66 Sun Valley Elementary School Public
4.00 Shiloh Elementary School Public
3.66 Rocky River Elementary School Public
3.66 Indian Trail Elementary School Public
4.00 New Town Elementary School Public
Wolfe School Public
3.00 East Elementary School Public
3.33 Bain Elementary School Public
3.33 Union County Career Center Public
3.00 Walter Bickett Elementary School Public
3.00 Monroe Middle School Public
1.66 Monroe High School Public
Tabernacle Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Queen's Grant Community Public, Charter
3.33 David W. Butler High School Public
4.00 Wesley Chapel Elementary School Public
4.00 Weddington High School Public
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2.33 Mint Hill High School Public
3.33 Mint Hill Middle School Public
3.33 Clear Creek Elementary School Public
3.00 Lebanon Road Elementary School Public
4.00 Wingate Elementary School Public
3.66 Crestdale Middle School Public
4.00 Antioch Elementary School Public
3.33 Matthews Elementary School Public
3.00 Crown Point Elementary School Public
3.00 Covenant Day School Private, Religious
4.00 Socrates Academy Public, Charter

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 Porter Ridge Middle School 0 mi. 1,325
3.66 Union Academy 5 mi. 1,212
3.66 Piedmont Middle School 4 mi. 1,009
3.33 Piedmont High School 4 mi. 1,065
2.66 Sun Valley High School 5 mi. 1,352

Around Porter Ridge High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 50%
Female 49%


Grade 9 26.8%
Grade 10 26.9%
Grade 11 23.2%
Grade 12 23.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 74% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 9% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 23% Spirit
  • 21% Sports
  • 15% People
  • 15% Teachers
  • 15% Atmosphere
  • 11% Fine Arts Programs.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 52% There are some ignorant people there.
  • 26% Dress Code policy is sexist.
  • 13% More concerned with appearance than reality
  • 9% Honestly, there isn't anything to complain about.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 50% It's football team & overall educational success
  • 28% It's Football Team, Newer than schools in the area
  • 17% The school has a very good reputation for class
  • 6% The people here are very open minded.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 42% Spirited
  • 32% Classy
  • 16% Crusty
  • 5% Fun
  • 5% Also Interesting

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 35% People make everything sound worse than it is
  • 24% Be yourself, people are pretty accepting.
  • 24% Take the absences seriously
  • 18% Stay on top of your studies.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 92% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 8% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.