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Cary High School is a public school in Cary, NC. It has 2,250 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 90 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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Recent Alumnus

On Academics: The education given was average. One out of all my teachers was the best. When some one wants to succeed they have to try on their own or have to be the favorite. It would have been better if we had an A/B schedule. The one hour lunch break was nice too during my senior year since I was able to increase my grades. There was a lot of work load. It was hard to work and go to school and get accepted into a decent school for college. Popular classes would be the ones where the teachers would mainly be lay back.

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High School Senior

On Overall Experience: I love this school, warts and all.

5
High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: Anything you want to do is available here, from Harry Potter club to Art club to sports.

4
High School Senior

On Sports & Fitness: There's loads of school spirit here.

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High School Senior

On Health & Safety: I'm not sure we have a school nurse, first of all. But with the new principal, I think bullying will become less of an issue.

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Cary High School is a public school in Cary, NC. It has 2,250 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 90 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

83%

Test Performance

85
Cary High School performed better than 85% of other schools on North Carolina math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1820

Based on 43 students surveyed
Math
610
Verbal
610
Writing
600

ACT:
29

Based on 16 students surveyed
Math
27
English
30
Reading
30
Science
28
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 24% Teachers
  • 18% Students
  • 18% The enviornment and comfortability
  • 18% The counselors
  • 18% Diversity
  • 6% Structure of the school

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 44% Make your own choices
  • 33% Don't be shy.
  • 11% Be You, Love Life, Live On! follow your dreams!
  • 11% Pick friends who make you feel happy.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Strict and Legit! Fun and Crazy!
  • 43% A Family
  • 14% Strict

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Yes
  • 25% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 8 responses

  • 62% Excitement
  • 25% Teachers are extremely dedicated to the students.
  • 12% Tradition

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 100% The old buildings

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
53.5%
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Female
46.5%
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Racial Diversity

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White
54.7%
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African American
17.2%
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Hispanic
16.8%
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Asian
5.7%
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Multiracial
4.9%
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Native American
0.7%
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Pacific Islander
0%