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The Battery Heights neighborhood is located in the 27610 ZIP code area of Raleigh. The boundaries of the community are Poole Road and Battery Drive on the northeast, South Tarboro Street on the west, and East Davie Street on the south.
Battery Heights is an established neighborhood made up of a variety of houses and price ranges. Some streets have modest wood-framed homes that date from the 1940s and cost around $60,000, while others have newer homes that are priced around $150,000. This friendly, comfortable North Carolina neighborhood is convenient to downtown Raleigh. Battery Heights features sidewalks and is great for walking. The neighborhood is considered pet-friendly and has access to public transportation.
Neighborhood landmarks include the Richard B. Harrison Library on New Bern Avenue, the Raleigh National Cemetery on East Davie Street, and the Wakemed Hospital-Raleigh Campus on New Bern. The city of Raleigh municipal buildings are close by, on East Edenton Street. Other neighborhood landmarks are Oakwood Park and Oakwood Cemetery.
Neighborhood schools include Leesville Road Elementary, Leesville Road Middle School, and Leesville Road High School. The high school features a 16 to 1 student-teacher ratio, an honors program, and an advanced placement program. The elementary and the middle school both boast a Great Schools rating of 8 out of 10 and a parent approval rating of 4 out of 5. St. Augustine College is also nearby.
Roberts Park is located in the middle of the Battery Heights neighborhood. The park features a basketball court, two tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and a community center. The park is a favorite walking area of community residents.