Middle Creek High

123 Middle Creek Park Avenue, Apex, NC 27539
(919) 773-3838

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1945 students 16 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Mathematics, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Wake County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Middle Creek High is a public high school in Raleigh. The principal of Middle Creek High is Mr Wade Martin, who can be contacted at wmartin@wcpss.net. 1,945 students attend Middle Creek High and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 27% of the 1,945 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Middle Creek High is 16:1. Hilltop Christian School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 59% 49%
Multiracial 5% 4%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 6%
Black, non-Hispanic 18% 24%
Hispanic 15% 15%
Asian 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.9% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.7% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 27% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    MIDDLE CREEK is amazing! I have 2 students who really enjoy going to school both for the academic as well as the extra curricular activities. In addition to the school being a STEM school they also have 2 academy programs digital media and sustainable energy. They have engaged and dedicated teachers who are very supportive. They have a wide variety of extracurricular and sports activities including but not limited to Student Government Theater Future Service Members of America Sports Block video gaming and the creek crazies! Mr Martin has been principal for a little over a year and although some people have spoken about Mr Martin being different than the past principal we have found him to be nothing but very dedicated to the students as well and does an excellent job. We highly recommend Middle Creek High School and feel it to be truly a blessing to our students! they are creating great lifetime memories on a daily basis! Check out our website or come by during one of our events or shows to see our Mustang pride in action!

  • (5 years ago)

    I have a daughter that is a sophomore at Middle Creek who enjoys her days there. She feels safe included respected by students and faculty challenged and exposed to opportunity. I feel welcomed whenever I am there...be it to drop off something to volunteer or to attend an event. This school has a naturally positive environment. I like Mr. Williams style of leadership...he is always present but not always front and center. The only thing that keeps this school from being excellent in my opinion is the limited elective course offerings. Otherwise this school is great great high school.

  • (5 years ago)

    Great teachers school spirit and honors courses.

  • (6 years ago)

    My daughter is starting her third year at MCHS. She has really enjoyed her classes. She is really impressed with her teachers and loves the student/teacher interaction. She is doing great! There are plenty of after-school activities to choose from which gives her a chance to interact with teachers and other students outside the classroom.

  • (6 years ago)

    I am a parent of a 10th grader who transferred to Middle Creek High from another state. She loves the block schedule. Her honors and AP courses are great for her although not as challenging as I would like. She has met a lot of new friends and is very happy with the school.

  • (6 years ago)

    Middle Creek High School is a wonderful school in one of Apex best neighborhoods. The faculty is ALWAYS helpful and pushes us to do the best we can. But the best part of the school are the students I have rarely encoutered any rude or violent kids their. We have such a variety of students and for the most part we all good along with each other. We have a strong team spirit and are very sports worthy. Go MUSTANGS! (A fellow Sophomore Class of '011)

  • (6 years ago)

    i graduated from middle creek high school a few years ago and it is a wonderful school. my younger sister now attends middle creek high school and loves it as well. mr williams and his entire staff runs the school very well...its great...i was honestly heart broken when i was told that i was being transfered from garner to middle creek high but by the time i graduated i loved it.

  • (7 years ago)

    The guidance staff at Middle Creek High school is superb. I call frequenlty to get transcripts for my daughters college and schlarships the records office is always so pleasant to deal with (compared to my sons old school which was the total opposite). The teachers truly care about my daughter and she has a great group of friends she has meet at school. Highly reccomend this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    Teachers do not seem to care. Even honors classes seem to be lacking on a major level. Teachers seem lost and confused with the excess amount of time in one class period (90 minutes which in my opinion is to long). After attending the school for 3 full weeks I had never seen the principle (this was also in the middle of the year). I was a new student from Long Island NY that transferred mid-year and the school refused to accept my credits my parents had no choice but to send me back to NY so I could finish my schools year. This schools I believe is at a lower level than unsatisfactory.

  • (7 years ago)

    The teachers and adminstrative staff are beyond superior. We came from another state which had high expectations but my child has excelled even more. It is a safe and pleasant environment for all students. The teachers really care and relate to the students which is a really great thing. The teachers always make themselves available to the students. Great School!

  • (7 years ago)

    Teachers and principals accessible. Teachers expect kids to do well and are always there for extra help after school. I ffel my child is learning a lot and will be well prepared for the rigors of college.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is amazing. I have two sons who are new to this school. When they went to the school on their first day they were a little nervous but now they have tons of freinds the teachers actually care if they get an education and it is very well organized. I would reccommend this school to any parent with a teenage child.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is about as perfect as a high school can get. Teachers are great. I can't believe the administration is as resonsive as it is. Parents are there to do the things everybody needs them to do.

  • (7 years ago)

    This school is committed to success & has a zero tolerance for anything that could jepordize safety & high standards. The teachers are very nice & well educated themselves. The band has high stardards & no room for mediocrity & lack of commitment. There are not lots of 'clicks' at Middle Creek but a student that doesn't conform to excellence or behave respectfully could feel left out & rejected.

  • (7 years ago)

    Nice school. Well Organized

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter goes to Middle Creek High School. She absolutely loves the atmosphere and never complains about her day. The teachers are very well informed and nice and I am actually pretty good friends with the principal. I would recommend this high school to anyone with teenagers that live in this area.

  • (10 years ago)

    Middle Creek Is a new school and will soon be one of the top rated high schools in the state. This is the first high school I have been involved with that has such a high percentage of parents who are involved with their childs education. The Principal Mr. Williams is genuinely concerned with his students education and character.

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