Leesville Road High School in Leesville Township, NC - Niche

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Leesville Road High School is a public school in Leesville Township, North Carolina. It has 2,180 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 93% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 286 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

8409 Leesville Rd
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 870-4250

Ratings and Reviews
3.9 from 286 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There are plenty of guidance counselors as far as bullying goes and the school is pretty safe.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Food: They served pizza from either Domino's, Papa Johns or Little Ceasars
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The administrators were everywhere in the school. It's hard to do something bad in school and not receive any consequence.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: School spirit is like any other school not many of the students go above and beyond as to paint themselves but its decent. Our football team was good, we've won plenty of playoffs between Raleigh schools.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Many of the teachers are friendly and try to develop relationships with their student. Most of them care about your learning and would bend over backwards to help especially in the languages department and the performing arts department.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.66 Leesville Road Middle School 0 mi. 1,178
3.33 Sanderson High School 4 mi. 2,015
3.00 Daniels Middle School 6 mi. 1,153
3.33 Millbrook High School 6 mi. 2,610
3.66 Needham Broughton High School 8 mi. 2,156

Around Leesville Road High School

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


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Leesville Road High School United States Daniels Middle School Leesville Road Middle School Millbrook High School Needham Broughton High School Sanderson High School
White 62.0% 51.6% 49.0% 54.0% 45.0% 52.0% 53.0%
African American 17.0% 15.2% 30.0% 25.0% 31.0% 29.0% 25.0%
Hispanic 9.0% 24.5% 13.0% 12.0% 13.0% 9.0% 13.0%
Asian 5.0% 4.7% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.6% 3.0% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 26.7%
Grade 10 25.0%
Grade 11 25.0%
Grade 12 23.4%

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 23 responses

  • 91% Yes
  • 4% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 53% The Pride we have
  • 27% The sense of family
  • 10% The band program
  • 10% The staff

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

  • 35% A couple of bad teachers & many annoying students
  • 29% Gossip
  • 18% There are none
  • 18% Some teachers are burnt out and not as effective

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 18 responses

  • 61% My school is a family no matter what we go through
  • 39% We are all different and still ban together

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 37% Pride
  • 26% Family
  • 26% Diverse
  • 11% Community - inside and out of school.

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% Get to know your teachers, and join clubs!
  • 40% Don't be afraid to participate & make friends
  • 10% Do not conform, be your true self
  • 5% Be involved extracurricularly

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 27% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% 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.