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Heritage High School

Wake Forest, NC


Heritage High School
1150 Forestville Road
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Phone: 919-570-5600
Wake County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,864
Type: Regular School  
Heritage High School

Heritage High School


Metro Area Ranking

#25
Metro Area High School Ranking: Heritage High School is ranked #25 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (52nd percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#148
Statewide High School Ranking: Heritage High School is ranked #148 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (71st percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Heritage High School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Wake County, NC. Heritage High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,864 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

80.7
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Heritage High School had a Student Growth Score of 80.7. This placed Heritage High School in the 62nd percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 18.8 56th 17.5
Math 20.1 54th 18.9
Reading 20 52nd 19.1
Science 19.6 53rd 18.8
Writing 6.3 61st 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Heritage High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 60% - Level 4 (Solid)
 60% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 2
 12% - Level 2
 14% - Level 1
 14% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 558
Math 544
Composite Score 1102
SAT Participation Rate 63 %

Heritage High had an average SAT score of 1102 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #79 out of 491 NC high schools (84th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Heritage High was 63% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 91% - Heritage High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 91% - Heritage High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 20%
 Black - 20%
 Hispanic - 13%
 Hispanic - 13%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 61%
 White - 61%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Heritage High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Heritage High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Heritage Elementary School 10 0.4 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Heritage Middle School 10 0.5 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 6-8
Wake Forest Middle School 6 1.3 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 6-8
Forest Pines Elementary School 8 2.1 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Jones Dairy Elementary School 10 2.2 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
North Forest Pines Drive Elementary School 8 2.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Wake Forest Elementary School 7 2.5 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Rolesville Middle School 6 2.6 miles Rolesville, NC Regular 6-8
Sanford Creek Elementary School 7 2.9 miles Rolesville, NC Regular PK-5
Wake Forest High School 8 3.0 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 9-12
Rolesville Elementary School 8 3.1 miles Rolesville, NC Regular PK-5
Wakefield Elementary School 6 3.3 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Wakefield Middle School 8 3.3 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Wakefield High School 7 3.4 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 9-12
Rolesville High School 4 3.9 miles Rolesville, NC Regular 9-12
Wildwood Forest Elementary School 4 4.1 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Richland Creek Elementary 7 4.3 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Harris Creek Elementary School 6 4.7 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Durant Road Elementary School 7 4.9 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Durant Road Middle School 7 5.2 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8