Holly Springs High School in Holly Springs, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,332
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    331 3.6
  • Ranking

Holly Springs High School is a public school in Holly Springs, North Carolina. It has 2,332 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 331 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

5329 Cass Holt Rd
Holly Springs, NC 27540
(919) 577-1444

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 331 reviews
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    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Health & Safety: We take a lot of saftey precautions at holly springs high school. More than your typical fire, tornado, lockdown drills
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: I don't primarily take part of very many extracurriculars, but the people who I know that do, really enjoy everything about them.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I've seen lots of great acts of kindness throughout my years here and it all just creates a lot of pride for the school I attend.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Teachers: Our teachers have a genuine care for each and every student. They do anything they can do help students out.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: There is a mix of good and not so good teachers, but overall the teachers are great. They have to deal with class sizes of 25-30 students which they handle with ease.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.00 Holly Grove Elementary School Public
2.66 Holly Grove Middle School Public
3.00 Holly Ridge Elementary School Public
2.33 Southern Wake Academy Public, Charter
3.00 Holly Springs Elementary School Public
2.66 Holly Ridge Middle School Public
3.00 Herbert Akins Road Elementary School Public
2.33 Lincoln Heights Elementary School Public, Magnet
2.33 Fuquay-Varina High School Public
New School Montessori Center Private, Montessori
2.33 Fuquay-Varina Middle School Public
3.00 Ballentine Elementary School Public
3.00 Apex Elementary School Public
2.66 West Lake Elementary School Public
3.00 Lufkin Road Middle School Public
2.66 West Lake Middle School Public
2.66 Fuquay-Varina Elementary School Public
3.33 Middle Creek High School Public
3.00 Apex Middle School Public
St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School Private, Religious
3.00 Middle Creek Elementary School Public
3.00 Penny Road Elementary School Public
Johnathan's House Christian School Private, Religious
3.00 Oak Grove Elementary School Public
3.00 Baucom Elementary School Public
Thales Academy Private
3.00 Olive Chapel Elementary School Public
3.00 Apex High School Public
Resurrection Lutheran School Private, Religious
3.00 Willow Springs Elementary School Public
3.00 Salem Elementary School Public
1.66 Hilltop Christian School Private, Religious
3.00 Salem Middle School Public
Peace Montessori School Private, Montessori
3.00 Laurel Park Elementary School Public
3.00 Banks Road Elementary School Public
2.00 Lafayette Elementary School Public
3.00 Farmington Woods Elementary School Public, Magnet

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Fuquay-Varina High School 4 mi. 1,980
3.33 Middle Creek High School 6 mi. 2,163
3.00 Apex High School 8 mi. 2,527
3.33 Cary High School 11 mi. 2,349
4.00 Green Hope High School 12 mi. 2,280

Around Holly Springs 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

Holly Springs High School United States Apex High School Cary High School Fuquay-Varina High School Green Hope High School Middle Creek High School
White 66.0% 51.0% 73.0% 51.0% 61.0% 65.0% 58.0%
African American 15.0% 15.0% 7.0% 19.0% 17.0% 5.0% 18.0%
Hispanic 10.0% 25.0% 8.0% 17.0% 15.0% 4.0% 15.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 4.0% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 5.0% 5.0% 0% 20.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 28.0%
Grade 10 24.9%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 23.1%

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 51 responses

  • 78% Yes
  • 12% Not sure.
  • 10% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 39 responses

  • 26% Good social class mix, supportive teachers
  • 19% WAKE COUNTY SNOW DAYS
  • 13% Sports, the clubs and most school activities.
  • 12% Hot Lunch
  • 11% Supportive teachers
  • 7% Great Music Program
  • 7% So many different classes to take
  • 4% Yearbook

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 30% Starts very early (7:25)
  • 28% Over crowded
  • 12% It is a fairly new school and it have mobile units
  • 11% The low teacher pay results in great&bad teachers
  • 11% Middle school-esque rules and regulations
  • 4% The students have no school spirit
  • 2% The principal
  • 2% Dress Code
  • 2% Conservative lifestyle

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 43 responses

  • 74% Hot lunch
  • 26% How new it is.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 44 responses

  • 36% We are the Golden Hawks!
  • 30% HAWKS
  • 14% Hawk Pride
  • 11% Crowded
  • 7% Teaching Extremes (Innovative&Poor)
  • 2% Caring

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 63% Take advantages of all the opportunities.
  • 23% Pay attention in class.
  • 13% Get to know people

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

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 79% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.