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Leesville Road High School is a public school in Raleigh, NC. It has 2,408 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 229 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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Recent Alumnus

On Health & Safety: Many people know of our on campus officer, Officer Greene, as he is very involved and takes his time to get to know trouble students and advocates to help them. Our school is very safe as our teachers are very good at pinpointing trouble students and resolving issues in a healthy way.

Recent Alumnus

On Resources & Facilities: The school is well taken care of by our custodial staff and is in pristine condition. I've visited other schools and it's shocking the difference of cleanliness between the schools. Our guidance counselors are incredibly helpful and willing to do whatever is asked of them in a timely manner. The PTA does so many things for the students and without them the school would not function as well.

Recent Alumnus

On Student Culture & Diversity: Student involvement is huge at Leesville. The most popular students are the ones who are involved in over 5 organizations and who are constantly giving back to the school. Leesville is an incredibly progressive high school for where we are in the south and there are not very many issues due to race or sexual orientation between students. Conflict does not derive from the differences in orientations or ethnicities. Our administration and teachers put a heavy focus on cohesiveness as a school and it really dissuades people from breaking the friendly barriers our school creates.

Recent Alumnus

On Food: I brought my lunch everyday and ate it in the auditorium with my theater friends. I did not eat in the cafeteria very much. Then, junior and senior year I went off campus almost everyday.

Recent Alumnus

On Extracurriculars: There are tons of options for students to get involved at our school. There are academic clubs, special interest clubs, sports clubs, religious clubs and so much more for all students to be involved in. I'd say the most popular are sports teams, National Honors Society and student involvement in theater. Although I am a bit biased, I would say most students enjoy theater at Leesville because there is a niche for just about everyone who walks into the auditorium. As a theater alumni, I have watched a lot of different types of students find their place at Leesville through the theater department. Generally, the teachers and the administrative staff support the after school activities at Leesville. Our principle, after getting 12 stitches in his eye by breaking up a fight, drove an hour to see our women's soccer team play in the state playoffs. Many teachers participated in a televised pep rally at 5am. Teacher investment in student activities influence and shape how the students participate at Leesville.


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Leesville Road High School is a public school in Raleigh, NC. It has 2,408 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 229 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

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Test Performance

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

Average standardized
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Based on 53 students surveyed


Based on 24 students surveyed
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🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 54% Get to know your teachers, and join clubs!
  • 31% Don't be afraid to participate & make friends
  • 8% Do not conform, be your true self
  • 8% Be involved extracurricularly

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% Pride
  • 33% Family
  • 17% Diverse
  • 8% Community - inside and out of school.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 33% A couple of bad teachers & many annoying students
  • 33% Gossip
  • 17% There are none
  • 17% Some teachers are burnt out and not as effective

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 57% The Pride we have
  • 29% The sense of family
  • 14% The staff

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 94% Yes
  • 6% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 69% My school is a family no matter what we go through
  • 31% We are all different and still ban together

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

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