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
Printer-Friendly Directions (new window)
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 in the eleventh and twelfth grades may select to participate in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Beyond intellectual rigor, strong emphasis is placed on the ideals of international understanding, responsible citizenship and service. The IB DP students become critical and compassionate thinkers, lifelong learners and informed participants on local and world affairs, respecting the variety of cultures and attitudes that make up the world. Students who choose to participate in the Diploma Programme can potentially earn an International Baccalaureate Diploma that is recognized by major universities worldwide. Many IB graduates state that participating in the IB programme made them better prepared for college - and for life!
Important: Bus routes are subject to change based on actual student distribution, parent appeals, and other factors. The information here will be updated regularly, but updates may take several days to be reflected online. This route information last updated: 8:51 AM, Thu, Nov 20, 2014.
Stop times: Parents can anticipate a stop time based on the route start time, estimating 3 minutes between stops for neighborhood routes and 10 minutes for express routes. The exact stop time will vary during the first weeks of school. Students should be ready and waiting for the bus at least 10 minutes before the bus is expected to arrive.
Bus schedules: We urge parents to be patient as routes settle during the first few weeks of school. With students becoming familiar with this new routine, bus routes may take more time.
Faded Stops: Stops in faded text are on the route, but do not pick up or drop off students attending this school.
Questions?: Contact Transportation.
Can't find your bus stop?: If you cannot find your child's bus stop, please fill out our customer support form to report a missing bus stop.
This route information last updated: 8:51 AM, Thu, Nov 20, 2014.
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.