Wake Forest High School

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Wake Forest High School
2014 Wake Forest High.jpg
420 West Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States, North America
Type Public
Motto Excellence Will Be Standard
Founded 1941
School district Wake County Public Schools
School code 370472001901
Principal Mrs. Patti Hamler
Staff List of Staff
Number of students Approximately 1,940
Color(s) Royal Blue, Red and White
Athletics wfrhsabc.com
Mascot Cougar
Team name Cougar Crazies

Wake Forest High School, formerly Wake Forest-Rolesville High School, is a four-year high school (9-12) located in Wake Forest, North Carolina.[1]


Current Principal: Mrs. Patti Hammy as of October 3, 2012
2012-2013 Dr. Clinton Robinson: Promoted to Southwestern Area Superintendent (180k a year)
2009-2011 Dr. Tina Hoots: Retired at end of the year.
1997-2009 Mr. Andre Smith: Promoted to Northeastern Area Superintendent


There are around 1,940 students in grades 9-12 attending Wake Forest High School.[2] Of those students, 59% of the student body is White, 22% is Black, 11% is Hispanic, 3% is Asian and 5% is Other [based on 2011 - 2012 school year or 2116 students].[3] On the College Board SAT, the school had a participation rate of 66% with an average score of 1,024.[4] On the North Carolina, Math I, End-of-Course Test 10.2% of the participants were at or above grade level.[5] For Biology, the average was 65% compared to the state average of 46%.[6] For English II, the average was 63% while the state's average was 51%.[7]

College Placement[edit]

Wake Forest students have been offered admission to some of the nation's best colleges and universities including Davidson College, Duke University, Georgetown University, UNC Charlotte, UNC Chapel-Hill, North Carolina State University, Wake Forest University, University of Virginia, U.S Naval Academy, U.S Air Force Academy, Columbia University, Princeton University, Cornell University, and more.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ School Directory
  2. ^ "NC Report Card School Profile". NC Report Card. Retrieved 2014-08-13. 
  3. ^ "Student Demographics". National Center for Education Statistics. 2011 - 2012 School Year. Retrieved 2014-08-31.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "SAT Scores". NC Schools Report Card. 
  5. ^ "Math I Score Percentage". NC School Report Card. 
  6. ^ "Biology Test Scores". NC School Report Card. 
  7. ^ "English II Test Scores". NC School Report Card. 


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Coordinates: 35°59′06″N 78°30′57″W / 35.9851°N 78.5158°W / 35.9851; -78.5158