RATINGS

District Summary Ratings

Many of the schools in this district are rated average in school quality.


Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Wake County School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
RATINGS

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Wake County School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
ACADEMICS

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS

Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

ACADEMICS

Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

ENVIRONMENT

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

ENVIRONMENT

Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

ENVIRONMENT

District Calendar


ENVIRONMENT

District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

ENVIRONMENT

Reviews From Schools in Wake County School District

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Parent / Guardian
February 28, 2024
I have to agree with a previous parent's post. This school has gone downhill in the last 5 years. As someone else mentioned, "repetitive bullying, gang activity, bathroom fights in elementary school.... More
Review for York Elementary
Parent / Guardian
February 28, 2024
Performed below WCPSS average in 11/12 academic categories, failing to meet growth expectations in each reported year since 2019 with a “C” rating. 1/5 teachers being identified as “needing... More
Review for York Elementary
Current student
February 25, 2024
In my opinion, I would recommend this school because the teachers are all super nice and the SpedEd teachers are all very supportive and kind and the counselors are also there to help the students... More
Review for Alston Ridge Middle
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