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Heritage High School
  • Public
  • WAKE FOREST, NC

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Heritage High School is a highly rated, public school located in WAKE FOREST, NC. It has 1,901 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 63% of students are at least proficient in math and 64% in reading.

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Heritage High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
64%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1190
459 responses
Average ACT
26
270 responses
AP Enrollment
46%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$92,989
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,159
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$283,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
98%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 49 responses
Poll
96%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 49 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 146 responses
  • Football games
    26%
  • School plays/performances
    20%
  • Senior year traditions, pep rallies, Hooligans
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    9%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Spring Fever
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,901
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 56 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 56 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 56 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.6%
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 61 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 61 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 61 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,149 / year
National
$12,239
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 62 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 62 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 62 responses

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