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2024 Best High Schools in the Raleigh Area

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  1. #1 Best Private High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Cary Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CARY, NC,

    6-12,

    108 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says The teachers (except a few who have a really weird teacher styling and I feel like were just hired cause they were "unique") are amazing and super helpful. The academics in terms of actually learning....

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 789,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Private High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Durham Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    DURHAM, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    108 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Happy, Moral, Productive is the school motto & DA lives by it, producing well-balanced students. The administration is great. Many opportunities to be involved as parents. When we toured here looking....

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,237,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 6 to 1,

  3. #2 Best Public High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Raleigh Charter High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    9-12,

    201 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred to Raleigh Charter my junior year of high school. I completed my junior year there and will complete my senior year there soon. I really like how academically challenging this school is....

    Read 201 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 559,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  4. #3 Best Public High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Green Level High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Wake County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    55 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Green Level High School is a great place, with so many great people and teachers! There's more diversity here than I've seen before in my life, and most of the students I've met care a lot about...The downside is the undeservedly-strict tardy policy—administration won't budge on handing out tardies immediately at the bell, despite the extremely-long and unpredictable carpool lines. Most people....

    Read 55 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,936,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  5. #5 Best Public High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Panther Creek High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Wake County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    569 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Moving to the USA as a senior from India was undoubtedly challenging, but attending Panther Creek High School made all the difference. Despite initial apprehensions, the welcoming environment of....

    Read 569 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,326,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  6. #6 Best Public High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Green Hope High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Wake County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    510 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Green Hope high school was the first high school any of my family had been introduced to due to my mother and father both being from outside of the United States. Green Hope would constantly be....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,070,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  7. #11 Best Private High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    Emerson Waldorf School

    Blue checkmark.

    Private School,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    PK, K-12,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says The Emerson Waldorf School is a school I'm grateful I had the opportunity to go to, as it was the exact environment I needed during that time in my life. It developed me in ways I don't think I....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 279,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 9 to 1,

  8. #12 Best Public High Schools in Raleigh Area.

    East Chapel Hill High School

    Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    305 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says When I was in 7th grade, I would hear about the stress and ridicule that was seen and given at East Chapel Hill. I thought they were lying to me. Still, at that age, I thought to myself, "It can't be....

    Read 305 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,475,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

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