Information for the: 2014 - 2015 school year.
Principal - Stephen Mares
Grades - 9 - 12
2014-15 School Schedule - 7:25 a.m. - 2:18 p.m.
Broughton High runs on the Traditional calendar. Currently, the following Traditional calendars are available for download:
Phone - (919) 856-7810
Fax - (919) 856-7822
Website - http://broughton.wcpss.net
Address - 723 St. Mary's Street, Raleigh, NC 27605
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The Needham B. Broughton High School family cultivates knowledgeable and reflective citizens empowered to think critically, appreciate diversity, serve others, and collaborate effectively to lead us successfully through the twenty-first century. Broughton serves a diverse population of over 2,150 young people with an emphasis on academic excellence and community involvement.
Located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, Broughton High school is one of the oldest high schools in Wake County. In 1929, Broughton began a tradition of excellence that continues today. In addition to a wealth of Honors and Advanced Placement courses, Broughton offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) Programme for grades 11 and 12 as a curricular option for students. As an IB Diploma Programme school, the ideals of international understanding, responsible citizenship, and service are embedded within our school community.
Having been honored as a School of Distinction by the State of North Carolina, we are proud to offer the benefits of a large, comprehensive high school alongside diverse opportunities for students to find their niche; to form lasting relationships; and to engage in academic, athletic, and artistic endeavors.
Through the IB program, students develop an understanding and interest in world events and different cultures that will enrich their lives throughout adulthood. Students experience a connectedness throught the Areas of Interaction: Human Ingenuity; Approaches to Learning; Community and Service; Environments; Health and Social Education. Students benefit from a wider range of course offerings in the arts, world languages, technology, social studies, science and even physical education. Teachers ask "Essential Questions" that guide students in finding more than one right answer. During the fifth year of the MYP (Tenth grade), students complete a personal project that demonstrates initiative, organization and creativity.
IB Middle Schools offer grades 6-8 of the Middle Years Programme. Grades 9-10 are offered at our IB High Schools.
Bus route information for this school is currently unavailable.
State report cards are produced by the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI).2011 - 2012
Federal AYP Results (Replaced by AMO)
Broughton High School offers not only a rigorous academic environment, but also a varied one. Students have a choice of 17 Advanced Placement courses, and sophomores can elect to enroll in our International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Our innovative Career and Technical Education program offers courses such as automotive technology and apparel design and certifies early childhood education students for careers in the field. Broughton students also have access to Air Force ROTC, award-winning band and choral programs, and electives such as Creative Writing, Forensics, and Computer Art. Broughton also offers three formal publication classes, where students produce The Hi-Times, the school newspaper; The Latipac, the school yearbook; and WCAP, our televised school news program. Broughton honors student academic achievement through five honor societies, including Latin and German, in addition to our CAPS on a Roll program, our honor roll celebrations, and our spring Awards Assembly.
With over 50 student clubs and organizations and 16 athletic teams, student life at Broughton is vibrant. After school, you may find the Broughton orchestra rehearsing, the debate team preparing for a match, or the cheerleaders running laps around soccer practice. From Student Action for the Environment to the Model United Nations Team and the Chemistry Club, Broughton offers a place for every student to feel an active part of the larger school community. Through their athletic and artistic efforts, Broughton students bring recognition to the school community. In the 2011-2012 school year alone, Broughton has earned a State Championship in Men's Cross Country, placed second in Women's Tennis, and placed third in Women's Cross Country. In January, 2012, Broughton's band will travel to Pasadena, California to march in the Tournament of Roses Parade for the second time in the past four years, and in December, 2012, Broughton choral students will travel to London, England, having received an invitation from the Lord Mayor of Westminster to participate in the London International Choral Festival.