Holly Springs High School

Holly Springs High School serves 2,105 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Holly Springs High School operates within the Wake County s School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is higher than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 2105 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,105 students
Holly Springs High School Total Students (2007-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 110 teachers
Holly Springs High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2012)
Students by Grade Holly Springs High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.89. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Holly Springs High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
Holly Springs High School Asian (2007-2012)
Hispanic
11%
13%
Holly Springs High School Hispanic (2007-2012)
Black
16%
27%
Holly Springs High School Black (2007-2012)
White
64%
52%
Holly Springs High School White (2007-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.89
Holly Springs High School Diversity Score (2007-2012)
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%
45%
Holly Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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%
8%
Holly Springs High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 149,455 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
165
4
Number of Students Managed 149,455 1,206
Wake County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM n/a
Wake County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,597 MM n/a
Wake County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $0
Wake County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,533 $0
Wake County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Holly Springs Holly Ridge Middle School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly Springs , NC , 27540
    (919)577-1335
    0  mi  |  1039  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Holly Springs Holly Ridge Elementary School
    900 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly Springs , NC , 27540
    (919)577-1300
    0.1  mi  |  732  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Holly Springs Holly Springs Elementary School
    401 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly Springs , NC , 27540
    (919)557-2660
    0.7  mi  |  1125  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Holly Springs Southern Wake Academy
    Charter School
    116 Quantum St
    Holly Springs , NC , 27540
    (919)567-9955
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bakersville Mitchell High School
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    Bakersville , NC , 27526
    (828)688-2101
    2.3  mi  |  565  students  |  Gr.  9-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 20, 2014 - 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

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Did You Know?
Wake County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.62, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.89. The most diverse school district in Wake County is Baker Charter High School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.