John T. Hoggard High School in Wilmington, NC - Niche

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John T. Hoggard High School is a public school in Wilmington, North Carolina. It has 1,632 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 131 reviews written and they have been mixed.

4305 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 350-2072

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 131 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: John T. Hoggard has been the best High school I have been to.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I don't personally witness bullying, although I know it exists at Hoggard. However, it is a small minority and there is a moderate amount of outreach to affected students.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I love the freedom I have as a student at Hoggard, and feel well-prepared to enter college next year.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: I bring my own lunch, because I eat very healthily and the school lunch does not provide an abundant source of nutrients.
    • High School Senior
    • 2
    Administration & Policies: The policies are constantly changing, which leads to a disconnect between students and the administration.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 New Hanover High School 3 mi. 1,611
3.33 Emsley A. Laney High School 7 mi. 1,977
3.33 Eugene Ashley High School 7 mi. 1,782
2.33 North Brunswick High School 8 mi. 969
3.00 South Brunswick High School 16 mi. 1,034

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


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

John T. Hoggard High School United States Emsley A. Laney High School Eugene Ashley High School New Hanover High School North Brunswick High School South Brunswick High School
White 73.0% 51.0% 63.0% 75.0% 50.0% 53.0% 79.0%
African American 14.0% 15.0% 23.0% 14.0% 36.0% 27.0% 11.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 25.0% 6.0% 4.0% 7.0% 9.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0% 8.0% 3.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%


Grade 9 28.8%
Grade 10 21.8%
Grade 11 24.0%
Grade 12 25.4%

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 15 responses

  • 67% Yes
  • 27% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 24% The advanced programs
  • 24% The teachers and staff
  • 24% The sports
  • 16% The clubs
  • 11% The principal

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

  • 56% Some kids don't want an education
  • 25% Kids take things for granuted
  • 12% Smarter students can make you feel unintelligent
  • 6% To much pressue to take AP classes

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

  • 69% Lots of AP classes, and college classes
  • 31% We will be getting the IB program next year

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 57% Outstanding
  • 36% Just Hoggard
  • 7% Changing

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Take all opportunities offered
  • 25% Be outgoing, shy wont get you anywhere
  • 25% Take school seriously, but also have fun

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 90% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.