Holly Springs High School

Holly Springs High School serves 2,332 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Holly Springs High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
Wake County s School District's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 2332 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 116 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,332 students
Holly Springs High School Total Students (2007-2014)
Gender % Holly Springs High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 116 teachers
Holly Springs High School Total Teachers (2007-2014)
Students by Grade Holly Springs High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Holly Springs High School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2014)
Asian
2%
3%
Holly Springs High School Asian Students (2007-2014)
Hispanic
11%
15%
Holly Springs High School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
16%
26%
Holly Springs High School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
67%
51%
Holly Springs High School White Students (2007-2014)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Holly Springs High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.65
Holly Springs High School Diversity Score (2007-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
47%
Holly Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
7%
Holly Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Wake County s School District's student population of 153,534 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,668 is higher than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has grown by 80% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,759 is less than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
1
Number of Students Managed 153,534 1,120
Wake County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 85% 76%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,062 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $1,372 MM $18 MM
Wake County s School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $14,668 $10,864
Wake County s School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $9,759 $10,591
Wake County s School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Southern Wake Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Holly Ridge Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holly Ridge Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1172 students
    0 miles
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1335
    06-81172
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 858 students
    0.1 miles
    900 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1300
    0.1KG-5858
  • Holly SpringsHolly Springs Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 1091 students
    0.7 miles
    401 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)557-2660
    0.7KG-51091
  • Holly SpringsSouthern Wake AcademyCharter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 366 students
    1.1 miles
    5108 Old Powell Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)567-9955
    1.16-12366
  • Fuquay VarinaHerbert Akins Rd Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 925 students
    2.3 miles
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    Fuquay VarinaNC 27526
    (919)567-4100
    2.3KG-5925

School Reviews

My family and I moved from up North to NC. My oldest daughter goes to Holly Springs High School. She is a varsity track runner in her old school. She did everything she was supposed to for this school. However, the athletic director will not let her try out. I believe this is because we are not from the South. All I can say is if you are relocating, be careful in choosing the schools.
- Posted by Parent, 11/20/14

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