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Orange High School
  • Public
  • HILLSBOROUGH, NC

Report Card

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

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Orange High School is a highly rated, public school located in HILLSBOROUGH, NC. It has 1,288 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 53% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.

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Orange High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
55%
Percent Proficient - Math
53%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1180
189 responses
Average ACT
27
110 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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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 B+
Median Household Income
$66,735
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,013
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$230,700
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 24 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 61 responses
  • Ag day
    46%
  • Sports Events
    28%
  • Pep Rally
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Peace club Benefit concert
    3%
  • Spirit Week
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,288
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,150
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.3%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 40 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 40 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 40 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,708 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

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