Watauga High School in Boone, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,461
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    129 3.7
  • Ranking

Watauga High School is a public school in Boone, North Carolina. It has 1,461 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 56% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 129 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

300 Go Pioneers Drive
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-2407

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 129 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Everyone knows everyone and community involvement
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I wouldn't choose to go to another school, given the option. My experiences of going to football games and hanging out with all of the great friends I made through the music program have become irreplaceable. The trips I've been on with the Honors Orchestra have been the best highlight.
    • High School Junior
    • 2
    Food: The food usually looks and smells unappetizing and students typically opt for pizza and fries. There are few to no dietary accommodations.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Students who misbehave must report to the tough but reasonable administrative staff. The staff helps students to break unhealthy habits and promotes positive behavior.
    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: All students are given the opportunity to try out for any of the sports teams. Many students attend games to support the teams and the programs and facilities are top noch

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
4.00 Hardin Park Elementary School Public
Mountain Pathways School Private, Montessori
Two Rivers Community School Public, Charter
3.66 Green Valley Elementary School Public
4.00 Blowing Rock Elementary School Public
3.66 Parkway Elementary School Public
4.00 Cove Creek Elementary School Public
4.00 Valle Crucis Elementary School Public
4.00 Mabel Elementary School Public
Grandfather Academy Public, Charter

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Ashe County High School 16 mi. 942
3.33 Hibriten High School 22 mi. 862
2.33 West Caldwell High School 23 mi. 855
3.00 South Caldwell High School 29 mi. 1,548
2.66 Jimmy C Draughn High School 32 mi. 755

Around Watauga High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 52%
Female 47%

Student Diversity

Watauga High School United States Ashe County High School Hibriten High School Jimmy C Draughn High School South Caldwell High School West Caldwell High School
White 89.0% 51.0% 90.0% 76.0% 78.0% 90.0% 70.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 25.0% 6.0% 6.0% 5.0% 4.0% 12.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.8% 1.0% 3.0% 3.0% 2.0% 5.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 0% 1.0% 10.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 0% 11.0% 1.0% 0% 11.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.2%
Grade 10 25.3%
Grade 11 26.1%
Grade 12 21.4%

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

  • 87% Yes
  • 7% Not sure.
  • 7% No