Apex High School in Apex, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,527
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    318 3.6
  • Ranking

Apex High School is a public coed school in Apex, North Carolina. It has 2,527 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 75% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 318 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1501 Laura Duncan Rd
Apex, NC 27502
(919) 387-2208

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 318 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There's a variety of extracurricular activities.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: They help a lot and have great advice on college
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: They help a lot and have great advice on college
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Health & Safety: There are police officers who are unarmed but willing to help you, listen to an issue and take action.
    • Niche User
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: There are great sports teams, along school musicals and many clubs that meet after school. If you want to create a club the admin will gladly help

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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4.00 Green Hope High School 4 mi. 2,280
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3.33 Middle Creek High School 7 mi. 2,163
3.00 Holly Springs High School 8 mi. 2,332

Around Apex High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Apex High School United States North Carolina Cary High School Green Hope High School Holly Springs High School Middle Creek High School Panther Creek High School
White 73.0% 51.0% 51.2% 51.0% 65.0% 66.0% 58.0% 55.0%
Hispanic 8.0% 25.0% 14.7% 17.0% 4.0% 10.0% 15.0% 8.0%
African American 7.0% 15.0% 26.0% 19.0% 5.0% 15.0% 18.0% 14.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.8% 2.8% 5.0% 20.0% 2.0% 1.0% 17.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 3.8% 4.0% 3.0% 4.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 23.0%
Grade 10 29.6%
Grade 11 25.8%
Grade 12 21.7%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 55 responses

  • 65% Yes
  • 27% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 40 responses

  • 29% AOIT, sports programs, AP classes, faculty
  • 22% All the different kinds of people
  • 15% Great quality of performing arts (chorus, theater)
  • 15% Spanish Program, Teachers, Students
  • 9% Sports
  • 8% School musicals

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 26 responses

  • 40% The old buildings
  • 19% The dirtiness of the campus
  • 15% Cockroaches. Cockroaches everywhere.
  • 9% Facilities (bathrooms mainly) are bad quality
  • 8% Annoying people
  • 6% Inappropriate teachers
  • 4% People aren't good

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 41 responses

  • 51% It's academic excellence
  • 22% Sports
  • 12% CTE programs
  • 10% Great quality of performing arts (chorus, theater)
  • 2% The 8 point grading scale really fcked me over
  • 2% Nothing

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 47 responses

  • 34% Average
  • 30% Excellent
  • 15% Family
  • 11% Friendly
  • 6% Okay
  • 4% Disgusting

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 33% Get involved and join clubs
  • 33% Be involved
  • 19% Be yourself. You'll find people you fit in with.
  • 7% Befriend as many people as possible
  • 7% Join clubs

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 14% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 17% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.