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These are some of the best public high schools in North Carolina at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
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Parent / Guardian
December 01, 2022
This school is full of bullies and kids with behavioral issues that the school simply refuses to effectively control. There is a tremendously high turn-over rate of teachers and the upper... More
Parent / Guardian
December 01, 2022
This school has a serious bullying problem. From my personal experience, if your child is among a minority race in their class, chances are they will be taunted.
Current student
December 01, 2022
Mallard Creek HS Is not for the weak. If your kid has never seen a fistfight before, get ready. There is at least one fight every day. The students at this school are rude and hostile to each other.... More
Review for Mallard Creek High