• Mission, Vision and Goals



    By 2020, WCPSS will annually graduate at least 95% of its students ready for productive citizenship as well as higher education or a career.



    Wake County Public School System will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators and critical thinkers.



    Holly Springs High School will graduate all students in four years or less prepared for the future of their choosing.



    We will:

    • Maintain an environment that teaches and reinforces the development of life skills such as health and wellness management, leadership, ethics, accountability, responsibility, adaptability and social responsibility.
    • Continue a culture of community and diversity that promotes positive relationships with caring adults, encourages responsible choices and empowers students to take personal responsibility for academic and social choices.
    • Foster an educational setting centered on lifelong learning that incorporates 21st century skills such as:  thinking and problem solving, communication, creativity and innovation, textual learning and information and media literacy.


    Core Beliefs

    1. Every student is uniquely capable and deserves to be challenged and engaged in relevant, rigorous, and meaningful learning each day. 

    2. Every student is expected to learn, grow, and succeed while we will eliminate the ability to predict achievement based on socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity.

    3.  Well-supported, highly effective, and dedicated principals, teachers, and staff are essential to success for all students.

    4. The Board of Education, superintendent, and all staff, while sustaining best practices, will promote and support a culture of continuous improvement, risk-taking, and innovation that results in a high-performing organization focused on student achievement. 

    5. The Board of Education, superintendent, and all staff value a diverse school community that is inviting, respectful, inclusive, flexible, and supportive. 

    6. The Wake County residents value a strong public school system and will partner to provide the support and resources to fully realize our shared vision, accomplish the mission, and sustain our core beliefs.