Cary High School

638 Walnut St, Cary, NC 27511 | (919) 460-3549
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,030
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 2,030 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Douglas Thilman
  • Fax: (919) 460-3573
  • Website:
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 340600
School District Details
  • Wake County Schools District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,780
  • Graduation Rate: 82.7%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.4%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.9
  • Enrolled Students: 140,506

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,030
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 116.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,087 (53.5%)
  • Females: 943 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 124 (6.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 411 (20.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 535 (26.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Cary High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian100.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Cary High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade64131.6%
10th Grade55727.4%
11th Grade44722.0%
12th Grade38519.0%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Cary High School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on August 24, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Maybe Academic wise but the wrestling is AMAZING! My 3 uncles were state champions. Going to take up after them. Theodore,Patrick,and Bruce King.

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