Wake County Schools

Know your school choice options in Wake County Schools.

In the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS), students are assigned to a school based on where they live. Appropriate and reasonable diversity of the student body is also a factor in student assignment. Students may apply to transfer to another school in the district (called intradistrict school choice) or to one of the many magnet programs that offer innovative approaches to learning, including: Creative Arts and Sciences, Gifted and Talented, Active Learning & Technology, International Baccalaureate (IB), Leadership, Montessori, Museums, and year-round programs. Entry into these programs is by lottery. Wake County is a growing area, and new schools are added each year, which means that school-boundary assignment areas change from year to year.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher-performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 7 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
Learn more >
This district's stats >
3600 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
Wake
Map >
PH: (919) 850-1600
FAX: (919) 431-7633
District Web site >
yellow arrow Grades PK-12
yellow arrow 149,127 students
yellow arrow 170 schools
View all schools in this district >
District superintendent:
Del Burns

Browse WCPSS Schools

 

Recent Reviews

Hilburn Academy

Hilburn is a good school if your child is perfect. If your child needs interventions or...

Posted 5 days ago

Stough Elementary

We have been a part of the Stough family for 5 years. My two children love the school ...

Posted 6 days ago

East Wake Middle

I to have found that my child was bullied very badly at this school. It is overlooked a...

Posted 15 days ago
ADVERTISEMENT

Nearby Districts

GreatSchools
Rating

Raleigh, NC | 1 miles | 1 school

Raleigh, NC | 3 miles | 1 school

Raleigh, NC | 3 miles | 1 school

Raleigh, NC | 3 miles | 1 school

Raleigh, NC | 4 miles | 1 school

City Snapshot

Top-Rated Raleigh Schools
Top-Rated Public Schools
GreatSchools
Rating