William G. Enloe High School in Raleigh, NC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    2,671
  • Type
    Public, Magnet
  • Reviews
    432 3.5
  • Ranking

William G. Enloe High School is a public magnet school in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has 2,671 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 432 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

128 Clarendon Crescent
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 856-7918

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 432 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Enloe is a great school for students who are academically strong and have been since middle school. The main selling point of the school is their wide variety of higher-level AP and IB courses. Students here work extremely hard. If you or your child aren't seeking a challenging academic course load, Enloe may not be the school for you. This school is extremely competitive, and is a school where "it's cool to be smart". There is a great amount of school spirit, and though the football and basketball teams are lacking in accomplishments, there is usually a large turnout for homecoming games and games versus our rivals, Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School. As well as academics, the arts are also highly emphasized. Enloe offers a plethora of classes in the visual and performance arts. Enloe also has a TV Broadcasting station which students can use in semester long classes where they air a live news show called the 'LoeDown for school announcements.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Enloe taught me a lot about learning how to challenge myself academically, as well as finding what I'm passionate about and pursuing my dreams
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Although this school is very different and competitive it creates an environment that helps show you how the real world is. I am involved in the music department of Enloe and it is absolutely amazing! I could not ask for a better music department. I am also involved in the school musicals and the theater department is the best I have ever seen in a school. Sometimes I feel pressured to take very rigorous classes because that is the only way to stay competitive in the school, but I know it is for my own good.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Enoe's JROTC program and academic challenges are great
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Overall, Enloe is a great place to be able to learn. At Enloe, it's not weird to be smart or different, and that's the beautiful thing about it. We may not have the best athletic programs, but the educational opportunities are endless.

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2.33 Southeast Raleigh High School 3 mi. 1,575
3.66 Needham Broughton High School 3 mi. 2,162
3.33 Millbrook High School 6 mi. 2,577
3.00 Garner High School 5 mi. 2,395
3.33 Sanderson High School 6 mi. 2,086

Around William G. Enloe High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 49%
Female 50%

Student Diversity

William G. Enloe High School United States Garner High School Millbrook High School Needham Broughton High School Sanderson High School Southeast Raleigh High School
African American 39.0% 15.0% 37.0% 31.0% 31.0% 25.0% 73.0%
White 29.0% 51.0% 38.0% 46.0% 49.0% 52.0% 9.0%
Asian 15.0% 4.8% 1.0% 4.0% 4.0% 4.0% 0%
Hispanic 10.0% 25.0% 18.0% 13.0% 10.0% 13.0% 10.0%
Multiracial 5.0% 2.8% 4.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 32.0%
Grade 10 25.3%
Grade 11 19.9%
Grade 12 22.9%

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 44 responses

  • 75% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 11% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 37 responses

  • 27% Diversity
  • 22% Variety of classes
  • 14% An involved student body
  • 14% Rigor
  • 10% School Spirit
  • 8% Passionate teachers
  • 2% Many ap options
  • 2% That one time that it rained porn in the atrium
  • 2% The arts

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 35 responses

  • 19% Quality of teachers has fallen, outside areas
  • 18% Poor behavior
  • 16% Pressure to take advanced classes
  • 12% Security is only present after problems occur
  • 11% Teachers don't get paid squat
  • 8% Over-competitive
  • 7% Administration
  • 6% Smells & stays dirty, students have little respect
  • 2% Standard classes are way too easy

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 36 responses

  • 44% Rigor
  • 28% Enloe students have superior passion and drive
  • 22% It has 8 periods and is not blocked schedule
  • 6% JROTC

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 50% Diverse
  • 22% Challenging
  • 14% Challenging yet Great
  • 11% You make it what you want it to be
  • 3% Something and someone for everyone

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 36 responses

  • 39% Embrace diversity and respect for others.
  • 28% Be dedicated
  • 17% All of the above.
  • 11% Don't try to be cool. Everything is cool at Enloe
  • 6% Study and be yourself.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 30 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 77% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 13% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.