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

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Wake Forest High School is an above average, public school located in Wake Forest, NC. It has 2,318 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 57% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
57%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1170
320 responses
Average ACT
26
298 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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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
$92,210
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,117
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$297,300
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
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 58 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 58 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 161 responses
  • Friday night football games
    31%
  • Pep Rallys
    14%
  • Powder Puff
    13%
  • Theatre and Dance Programs
    9%
  • Performing Arts Programs
    7%
  • Spirit week
    7%
  • JROTC Events
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,318
Free or Reduced Lunch
24%
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 63 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 63 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 63 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.2%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,149 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 83 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 83 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 83 responses

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