Holly Springs High School in Holly Springs Township, NC - Niche

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Holly Springs High School is a public school in Holly Springs Township, North Carolina. It has 2,105 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 92% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 270 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

950 Holly Springs Rd
Holly Spring, NC 27540
(919) 577-1444

Ratings and Reviews
3.6 from 270 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Great school, great and helpful teachers, and staff.
    • Parent
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers go out of their way to make sure students succeed.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: Outside of sports there are no after-school activities because the school gives times during the school day for students to engage in clubs and organizations. As far as sports, the school widely supports its sports and athletic programs. There are many ways to participate with the sports within playing or being on the team.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The school allows students to engage and build clubs and organizations in order to expand their understanding of the cooperations and leadership. The school also has many clubs and organizations in place which allows students to find a place in which they feel comfortable and welcomed. The clubs and organization are sometimes involved in daily activities and some focus on quarterly events.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I really enjoyed this school and I'm glad I got to spend four years there!

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.66 Holly Ridge Elementary School Public
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3.66 Apex Middle School Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Holly Springs Elementary School 1 mi. 1,120
3.33 Middle Creek High School 3 mi. 1,858
3.66 West Lake Middle School 3 mi. 1,269
3.00 Fuquay-Varina High School 4 mi. 2,022
3.66 Apex Middle School 5 mi. 1,092

Around Holly Springs High School

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


Male 52%
Female 47%

Student Diversity

Holly Springs High School United States Apex Middle School Fuquay-Varina High School Holly Springs Elementary School Middle Creek High School West Lake Middle School
White 64.0% 51.6% 68.0% 60.0% 73.0% 53.0% 67.0%
African American 16.0% 15.2% 11.0% 18.0% 14.0% 23.0% 13.0%
Hispanic 11.0% 24.5% 11.0% 15.0% 7.0% 14.0% 13.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.6% 4.0% 4.0% 3.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.7% 3.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.6%
Grade 10 26.1%
Grade 11 25.1%
Grade 12 20.1%

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 30 responses

  • 70% Yes
  • 17% Not sure.
  • 13% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 45% Good social class mix, supportive teachers
  • 14% Sports, the clubs and most school activities.
  • 5% Supportive teachers

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 35% Over crowded
  • 32% Starts very early (7:25)
  • 14% It is a fairly new school and it have mobile units
  • 11% Middle school-esque rules and regulations
  • 5% The students have no school spirit
  • 3% Conservative lifestyle

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 52% How new it is.
  • 48% Hot lunch

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 50% We are the Golden Hawks!
  • 25% Crowded
  • 25% HAWKS

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 68% Take advantages of all the opportunities.
  • 18% Pay attention in class.
  • 14% Get to know people

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 16% I love everything about this school.
  • 63% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 21% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.