Western Alamance High School in Boone Station Township, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,232
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    117 3.7
  • Ranking

Western Alamance High School is a public school in Boone Station Township, North Carolina. It has 1,232 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 51% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 117 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

1731 N Nc 87
Elon, NC
(336) 538-6020

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 117 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The people in this county never move away so their grandkids go to this school and had the same teachers. They're very annoying.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are many different clubs to choose from throughout the year.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Educational Outcomes: It prepared me for the real world somewhat, it just didnt prepare me for all the college work.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Dress code was always a hassle to deal with but the punishment was usually fair across the field
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Sports & Fitness: Did sports all four years of high school and loved every second of it

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.33 Turrentine Middle School Public
3.00 Walter M. Williams High School Public
3.00 Marvin B. Smith Elementary School Public
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1.66 Hugh M. Cummings High School Public
2.33 Broadview Middle School Public
2.33 Graham Middle School Public
2.66 Eastern Guilford Middle School Public
2.33 R. Homer Andrews Elementary School Public
1.66 Eastern Guilford High School Public
2.66 Edwin M. Holt Elementary School Public
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Alamance-Burlington Middle College Public
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Walter M. Williams High School 5 mi. 1,117
1.66 Hugh M. Cummings High School 7 mi. 875
1.66 Eastern Guilford High School 8 mi. 1,220
2.00 Graham High School 8 mi. 799
2.00 Northeast Guilford High School 10 mi. 1,039

Around Western Alamance High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

Western Alamance High School United States Eastern Guilford High School Graham High School Hugh M. Cummings High School Northeast Guilford High School Walter M. Williams High School
White 79.0% 51.0% 32.0% 27.0% 8.0% 32.0% 45.0%
African American 9.0% 15.0% 42.0% 33.0% 41.0% 51.0% 30.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 13.0% 35.0% 46.0% 9.0% 17.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.0% 2.0% 2.0% 4.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 6.0% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.6%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 25.4%
Grade 12 21.0%

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 12 responses

  • 92% Yes
  • 0% Not sure.
  • 8% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 36% Our athletics and arts departments
  • 18% Influence of other sports teams
  • 18% Athletics and Academics
  • 14% Freedom as a senior
  • 5% Marching Band
  • 5% Everything
  • 5% It's easy to leave if you know how to.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 36% Dress code
  • 29% Physical facilities
  • 21% Disrespect of teachers
  • 14% Can not take AP classes as a lower classmen

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% We have great school spirit
  • 40% We're like a huge family!
  • 10% All-in-all
  • 0% The annoying egotisim.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 42% Football
  • 33% Family
  • 17% Redneck
  • 8% Indescribable

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Don't limit yourself to your comfort zone.
  • 30% Be socialable
  • 10% Most people are fake. Be yourself, move on.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 12% I love everything about this school.
  • 75% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 12% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.