Holly Springs High School

Holly Springs High School serves 2,229 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% 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 2229 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,229 students
Holly Springs High School Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Holly Springs High School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2013)
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 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Holly Springs High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Asian
2%
3%
Holly Springs High School Asian (2007-2013)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Holly Springs High School Hispanic (2007-2013)
Black
17%
27%
Holly Springs High School Black (2007-2013)
White
66%
52%
Holly Springs High School White (2007-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Holly Springs High School Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.45
Holly Springs High School Diversity Score (2007-2013)
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.
16%
47%
Holly Springs High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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 (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 151,652 students has grown by 9% 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
171
1
Number of Students Managed 151,652 1,330
Wake County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
Wake County s School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
Wake County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,533 $10,880
Wake County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 SpringsHolly Ridge Middle School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1335
    0 mi | 1099 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Elementary School
    900 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1300
    0.1 mi | 838 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Holly SpringsHolly Springs Elementary School
    401 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)557-2660
    0.7 mi | 1013 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Holly SpringsSouthern Wake Academy
    Charter School
    5108 Old Powell Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)567-9955
    Charter School

    1.1 mi | 176 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • Fuquay VarinaHerbert Akins Rd Elementary School
    2255 Herbert Akins Rd
    Fuquay VarinaNC 27526
    (919)567-4100
    2.3 mi | 862 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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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