School Details

Fuquay-Varina High

201 Bengal Boulevard, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-2511

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 1871 students 17 students/teacher (NC avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade


End of Class Tests (EOC)

In 2013-2014 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Mathematics, English II, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Wake County Schools average
  • North Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Fuquay-Varina High is a public high school in Fuquay Varina. The principal of Fuquay-Varina High is Mr Ramey Beavers (Interim), whose e-mail is 1,871 students attend Fuquay-Varina High and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 30% of the 1,871 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Fuquay-Varina High is 17:1. Holly Springs High is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 62% 49%
Multiracial 4% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 17% 24%
Hispanic 15% 15%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 6%
Asian 1% 6%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.5% 0.3%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 30% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My children have graduated or are still attending FVHS. I have children from top of their class to special needs. They have all gotten a good education. My oldest got into his first choice college with a semester completed from A classes. My special needs son is graduating on time. My sophomore is excelling and had great opportunity both academically and extracurricularly. Parent involvement helps! Student responsibility critical!

  • (5 years ago)

    i'm a freshman and i hate it so much. i'm an A/B student and i ended up with a 3.0 GPA for first semester and all honors classes! the teachers are absolutely horrible and have no idea what they are talking about. the kids there are really rude and about half the school smokes pot and all the teachers are so clueless about it. i'm so glad i'm transfering next year.

  • (5 years ago)

    I'm a senior at FV and I have attended for 3 years. It is one of the worst schools I have ever attended. I came from the north and the culture shock was horrible but the kids here are NOT accepting of new cultures. Some of the teachers are incredibly clueless some of my classes require the kids to teach themselves! I would not recommend for future students.

  • (7 years ago)

    absolutely is not a good school...most of the teachers quit and new ones who have no clue about the subject they'e teaching get the job and then it's hard on the students...i'm a straight A student and i work hard and i love school but now from experiencing a year at FVHS i hate school and my grades are horrible..the principle does not help at all when you make appointments with student services they fail to contact you back...the school is too wrapped around athletics and school pride..if they were as wrapped around grades if they were athletics and school pride in my own opinion they would be one of the top schools in wake county

  • (7 years ago)

    I'm a freshman at Fuquay and I absolutely love it there. I was apprehensive about coming to this school at first but I wouldn't want to go anywhere else. My favorite thing about my high school is the school spirit and the community support. All of the students and alot of parents have Bengal Pride and it's really great to see.

  • (10 years ago)

    Great school with a very carring environment that makes the school unique. Teachers truly take intrest in many aspects of the lives of the children who attend. Also the diversity in the school is a great way for the children to interact with others unlike themselves.

  • (10 years ago)

    I spent all four years of high school at Fuquay and enjoyed them. The only problems that I ever had were with a few less than desirable teachers. I graduated with a high GPA a good SAT score and got into my first choice college NC State. This school offers many opportunities to those who seek them out. The principal is new for 2005 and from what I hear a very competent leader. If I had children I would have no problem sending them to Fuquay.

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