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  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,195
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    129 3.6

Orange High School is a public school in Hillsborough, North Carolina. It has 1,195 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 88% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 129 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

500 Orange High Rd
Hillsborough NC 27278
(919) 732-6133

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Reviews
3.6 from 129 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: Like I said before, all of my teachers have been great.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Academics: I take all higher level courses so I have great teachers. They are there when I need them.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: We have a lot of clubs and organization to help stop these things from going on. Even though things like drugs aren't noticeable, I wouldn't put it past anyone.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: If you break rules, there will be a consequence.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: My school has great school spirit.

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.00 Charles W. Stanford Middle School Public
Montessori Farm School Private, Montessori
4.33 Cameron Park Elementary School Public
2.33 Pathways Elementary School Public
3.66 Hillsborough Elementary School Public
2.00 Central Elementary School Public
4.00 Orange Charter School Public, Charter
Pinewoods Montessori School Private, Montessori
2.66 Grady Brown Elementary School Public
3.66 Cedar Ridge High School Public
Partnership Academy Alternative School Public, Alternative
2.66 A.L. Stanback Middle School Public
2.66 New Hope Elementary School Public
2.33 Gravelly Hill Middle School Public
1.66 Efland Cheeks Elementary School Public
Emerson Waldorf School Private
3.66 Carolina Friends School Private, Religious
4.00 Morris Grove Elementary School Public
Montessori Day School Private, Montessori
Triangle Day School Private
2.00 Forest View Elementary School Public
4.00 Chapel Hill High School Public
4.00 East Chapel Hill High School Public
4.33 Smith Middle School Public
2.66 Riverside High School Public
3.00 Trinity School of Durham & Chapel Hill Private, Religious
Duke School Private
4.33 Elizabeth Seawell Elementary School Public
4.33 Estes Hills Elementary School Public
2.66 Hillandale Elementary School Public
3.66 McDougle Elementary School Public
4.33 Guy Phillips Middle School Public
4.00 McDougle Middle School Public
3.33 Easley Elementary School Public
The Hill Center Private, Special Education
St. Luke's Preschool & Kindergarten Private, Religious
3.00 Cresset Christian Academy Private, Religious
Artgarden Montessori School Private, Montessori
PACE Academy Public, Charter
Tabernacle of Life Christian School Private, Religious
2.00 Maureen Joy Charter School Public, Charter
4.00 Ephesus Road Elementary School Public
DPS Hospital School Public
Lerner Jewish Community Day School Private, Religious
3.33 Carrboro Elementary School Public
4.00 South Mebane Elementary School Public
1.33 George L. Carrington Middle School Public
1.00 Eno Valley Elementary School Public
2.66 Oak Lane Elementary School Public
2.00 Northern High School Public
2.33 E.M. Yoder Elementary School Public
Montessori Community School Private, Montessori
Five Oaks Seventh-day Adventist Christian School Private, Religious
1.00 Sherwood Githens Middle School Public
1.00 E.K. Powe Elementary School Public
1.00 Holt Elementary School Public
2.00 Creekside Elementary School Public
Phoenix Academy High School Public, Alternative
1.00 Lakewood Elementary School Public
3.33 Frank P. Graham Elementary School Public
International Montessori School Private, Montessori
4.00 Durham Academy Private
1.00 Carter Community Charter Public, Charter
4.00 City of Medicine Academy Public, Magnet
1.66 Lakewood Montessori Middle School Public, Magnet
4.33 Glenwood Elementary School Public
1.00 Brogden Middle School Public
St. Thomas More School Private, Religious
2.00 Kestrel Heights School Public, Charter
2.66 Rogers-Herr Middle School Public
1.33 Hope Valley Elementary School Public
4.33 Mel & Zora Rashkis Elementary School Public
1.00 George Watts Elementary School Public, Magnet
4.00 Carrboro High School Public
4.00 Grey Culbreth Middle School Public
3.66 Voyager Academy Public, Charter
1.00 Healthy Start Academy Public, Charter
Immaculata Catholic School Private, Religious
The BE Academy Private, Religious
2.33 Garrett Elementary School Public
Montessori Children's House of Durham Private, Montessori
1.33 Morehead Montessori School Public, Magnet
4.00 Durham School of the Arts Public, Magnet
Camelot Academy Private
2.33 Hawfields Middle School Public
1.00 Club Boulevard Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.00 Eastern Alamance High School Public
3.66 Central Park School for Children Public, Charter
3.00 Woodlawn Middle School Public
2.66 Jordan High School Public
4.33 Mary Scroggs Elementary School Public
1.00 C.C. Spaulding Elementary School Public
Lakeview School Public, Alternative
Faith Assembly Christian Academy Private, Religious
1.00 W.G. Pearson Magnet Middle School Public
1.00 W.G. Pearson Elementary School Public, Magnet
1.00 Fayetteville Street Elementary School Public
2.33 Little River Elementary School Public
2.33 Mangum Elementary School Public
Mount Zion Christian Academy Private, Religious

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Cedar Ridge High School 3 mi. 1,008
4.00 Chapel Hill High School 10 mi. 1,323
4.00 East Chapel Hill High School 10 mi. 1,442
2.00 Northern High School 10 mi. 1,484
4.00 Carrboro High School 14 mi. 862
4.00 Durham School of the Arts 12 mi. 1,412
3.00 Eastern Alamance High School 12 mi. 1,134
1.66 Hillside High School 14 mi. 1,251
1.66 Southern High School 16 mi. 1,047
2.33 Graham High School 16 mi. 793

Around Orange High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 53%
Female 46%

Overall Student Diversity

Orange High School United States Cedar Ridge High School Chapel Hill High School East Chapel Hill High School Northern High School Carrboro High School Durham School of the Arts Eastern Alamance High School Hillside High School Southern High School Graham High School
White 69.1% 51.6% 71.1% 56.2% 54.6% 27.8% 56.7% 35.1% 68.8% 2.1% 5.1% 29.9%
African American 22.7% 15.2% 16.5% 10.4% 13.4% 56.7% 10.3% 43.3% 21.9% 84.5% 73.5% 37.1%
Hispanic 7.2% 24.5% 9.3% 11.5% 9.3% 12.4% 16.5% 15.5% 8.3% 11.3% 20.4% 32.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 2.1% 11.5% 6.2% 2.1% 7.2% 4.1% 1.0% 2.1% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 1.0% 10.4% 16.5% 1.0% 9.3% 2.1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 29.5%
Grade 10 23.3%
Grade 11 27.9%
Grade 12 19.4%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Polls

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 83% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 0% No

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

  • 55% The teachers really do care
  • 27% Many different elective classes
  • 18% Sports are very fun

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

  • 83% Bathrooms
  • 17% Foreign languages Spanish classes

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

  • 38% Agriculture departments
  • 25% Our athletic rankings
  • 25% AG program
  • 12% The pride we have for out school

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% Diverse
  • 25% Family
  • 12% Interesting
  • 12% Redneck

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

  • 62% Don't be scared
  • 25% You will fit in, don't stress about it
  • 12% The arts wing bathroom is the best.