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 78% over five years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 49% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,229 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 115 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 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
Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
11%
14%
Black
17%
27%
White
66%
52%
Two or more races
4%
3%
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.
0.53 0.45
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 151,652 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,051 is higher than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,533 is higher than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 29% over four years.
School District Name Wake County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
1
Number of Students Managed 151,652 1,330
Graduation Rate 85% 74%
District Total Revenue $1,945 MM $19 MM
District Spending $1,597 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,051 $11,105
District Spending / Student $11,533 $10,880
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 Grades Students
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Middle School
    950 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1335
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1099 students                      
  • Holly SpringsHolly Ridge Elementary School
    900 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)577-1300
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 838 students                      
  • Holly SpringsHolly Springs Elementary School
    401 Holly Springs Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)557-2660
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1013 students                      
  • Holly SpringsSouthern Wake Academy
    Charter School
    5108 Old Powell Rd
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919)567-9955
    Charter School

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

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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