Wake Forest High School
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|Wake Forest High School|
|420 West Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States, North America
|Motto||Excellence Will Be Standard|
|School district||Wake County Public Schools|
|Principal||Mrs. Patti Hamler|
|Staff||List of Staff|
|Number of students||Approximately 1,940|
|Color(s)||Royal Blue, Red and White|
|Team name||Cougar Crazies|
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. 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]. On the College Board SAT, the school had a participation rate of 66% with an average score of 1,024. On the North Carolina, Math I, End-of-Course Test 10.2% of the participants were at or above grade level. For Biology, the average was 65% compared to the state average of 46%. For English II, the average was 63% while the state's average was 51%.
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.
- School Directory
- "NC Report Card School Profile". NC Report Card. Retrieved 2014-08-13.
- "Student Demographics". National Center for Education Statistics. 2011 - 2012 School Year. Retrieved 2014-08-31. Check date values in:
- "SAT Scores". NC Schools Report Card.
- "Math I Score Percentage". NC School Report Card.
- "Biology Test Scores". NC School Report Card.
- "English II Test Scores". NC School Report Card.