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Wake Forest High School

Wake Forest, NC


Wake Forest High School
420 West Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Phone: 919-554-8611
Wake County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,992
Type: Regular School  
Wake Forest High School

Wake Forest High School


Metro Area Ranking

#26
Metro Area High School Ranking: Wake Forest High School is ranked #26 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (50th percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#149
Statewide High School Ranking: Wake Forest High School is ranked #149 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (71st percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Wake Forest 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. Wake Forest High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,992 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

95.6
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Wake Forest High School had a Student Growth Score of 95.6. This placed Wake Forest High School in the 94th 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 19.2 59th 17.5
Math 19.9 52nd 18.9
Reading 20.2 53rd 19.1
Science 19.6 53rd 18.8
Writing 6.2 59th 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 Wake Forest High School stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 22% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 18% - Level 1
 18% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 53% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 11% - Level 1
 11% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 41% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 17% - Level 1
 17% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 555
Math 532
Composite Score 1087
SAT Participation Rate 41 %

Wake Forest High School had an average SAT score of 1087 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #93 out of 491 NC high schools (81st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Wake Forest High School was 41% 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
 93% - Wake Forest High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 93% - Wake Forest 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 - 23%
 Black - 23%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Hispanic - 12%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 58%
 White - 58%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Wake Forest 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 Wake Forest High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Wake Forest Elementary School 7 0.5 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Richland Creek Elementary 7 1.3 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Wake Forest Middle School 6 2.2 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 6-8
Heritage Middle School 10 2.5 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 6-8
Heritage Elementary School 10 2.6 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
North Forest Pines Drive Elementary School 8 2.8 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Forest Pines Elementary School 8 2.8 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Youngsville Elementary School 7 2.9 miles Youngsville, NC Regular K-5
Heritage High School 8 3.0 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular 9-12
Jones Dairy Elementary School 10 3.4 miles Wake Forest, NC Regular PK-5
Wakefield Elementary School 6 4.0 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5
Wakefield High School 7 4.0 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 9-12
Wakefield Middle School 8 4.0 miles Raleigh, NC Regular 6-8
Long Mill Elementary School 7 4.5 miles Youngsville, NC Regular PK-5
Sanford Creek Elementary School 7 5.0 miles Rolesville, NC Regular PK-5
Rolesville Middle School 6 5.3 miles Rolesville, NC Regular 6-8
Cedar Creek Middle School 8 5.3 miles Youngsville, NC Regular 6-8
Rolesville Elementary School 8 5.4 miles Rolesville, NC Regular PK-5
Rolesville High School 4 6.1 miles Rolesville, NC Regular 9-12
Wildwood Forest Elementary School 4 6.6 miles Raleigh, NC Regular PK-5