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Overview

School District NameWake County Schools School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wcpss.net/
School District Phone Number(919) 431-7400
School District Grades OfferedPK - 13
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
# of Schools187 Schools2,692 Schools
# of Students161,342 Students1,553,334 Students
# of Teachers10,049 Teachers99,422 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Wake County Schools School District, which is ranked within the
    8/
    10
    , top 30% of all 289 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wake County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wake County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wake County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.700.68
# of American Indian Students427 Students20,234 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students14,287 Students51,717 Students
% Asian Students
9%
4%
# of Hispanic Students28,760 Students271,377 Students
% Hispanic Students
18%
18%
# of Black Students37,090 Students393,741 Students
% Black Students
23%
25%
# of White Students74,642 Students749,630 Students
% White Students
46%
48%
# of Hawaiian Students190 Students2,149 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students6,021 Students66,132 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,32218,734
# of Students in Kindergarten:11,595115,168
# of Students in 1st Grade:11,948115,683
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12,285117,119
# of Students in 3rd Grade:12,604121,308
# of Students in 4th Grade:12,470122,953
# of Students in 5th Grade:12,775123,129
# of Students in 6th Grade:12,591120,029
# of Students in 7th Grade:12,178117,179
# of Students in 8th Grade:11,734110,307
# of Students in 9th Grade:13,807130,053
# of Students in 10th Grade:12,747120,963
# of Students in 11th Grade:12,250114,911
# of Students in 12th Grade:11,036105,294
# of Ungraded Students: - 504

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,657 is higher than the state average of 9334. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,087 is less than the state average of $9,122. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$2,062 MM7803000
This chart display total revenue of Wake County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$1,372 MM7626000
This chart display total spending of Wake County Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,6579334
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wake County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,0879122
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wake County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Wake County Schools School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Mills Park Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 83%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    509 Mills Park Dr
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 466-1466

    Grades: PK-5 | 968 students
  • Davis Drive Elementary School Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    2151 Davis Drive
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 387-2130

    Grades: K-5 | 903 students
  • Mills Park Middle School Math: 87% | Reading: 81%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    441 Mills Park Drive
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 466-1500

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,750 student
  • Sycamore Creek Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 1%
    10921 Leesville Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27613
    (919) 841-4333

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,194 student
  • Davis Drive Middle School Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    2101 Davis Drive
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 387-3033

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,354 student
  • Green Hope Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 77%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    2700 Louis Stephens Drive
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 388-5270

    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
  • Highcroft Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    5415 Highcroft Drive
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 460-3527

    Grades: PK-5 | 964 students
  • Morrisville Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1519 Morrisville Pkwy
    Morrisville, NC 27560
    (919) 460-3400

    Grades: K-5 | 769 students
  • Holly Grove Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1451 Avent Ferry Road
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
    (919) 577-1700

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,140 student
  • Jones Dairy Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 74%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1100 Jones Dairy Road
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 562-6181

    Grades: PK-5 | 757 students
  • Scotts Ridge Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 74%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    6601 Apex Barbecue Rd
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919) 694-0300

    Grades: PK-5 | 834 students
  • Olive Chapel Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1751 Olive Chapel Road
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919) 387-4440

    Grades: PK-5 | 996 students
  • Holly Springs Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 73%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    401 Holly Springs Road
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
    (919) 557-2660

    Grades: PK-5 | 849 students
  • Heritage Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 76%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    3400 Rogers Road
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 562-6204

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,260 student
  • Pleasant Union Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1900 Pleasant Union Church Roa
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919) 870-4230

    Grades: PK-5 | 623 students
  • Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy Math: 65-69% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    301 Ashe Avenue, Governor More
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919) 508-9088

    Grades: 6-13 | 302 students
  • Cedar Fork Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 69%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1050 Town Hall Drive
    Morrisville, NC 27560
    (919) 388-5240

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,022 student
  • White Oak Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 70%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1512 White Oak Church Rd
    Apex, NC 27523
    (919) 694-0202

    Grades: PK-5 | 414 students
  • Pine Hollow Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    5365 Bartram Place
    Raleigh, NC 27617
    (919) 694-8880

    Grades: 6-8 | 899 students
  • Holly Ridge Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    900 Holly Springs Road
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
    (919) 577-1300

    Grades: PK-5 | 802 students
  • Hortons Creek Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 69%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    7615 O'kelly Chapel Rd
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 807-3491

    Grades: PK-5 | 875 students
  • Alston Ridge Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    11555 Green Level Church Rd.
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 544-2474

    Grades: PK-5 | 1,029 student
  • Apex Middle School Math: 74% | Reading: 69%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    400 East Moore Street
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919) 387-2181

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,243 student
  • Lufkin Road Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    1002 Lufkin Road
    Apex, NC 27539
    (919) 387-4465

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,113 student
  • Heritage Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    3500 Rogers Road
    Wake Forest, NC 27587
    (919) 562-6000

    Grades: PK-5 | 828 students
  • Lacy Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 5%
    2001 Lake Boone Trail
    Raleigh, NC 27607
    (919) 881-4920

    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
  • Carpenter Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    2100 Morrisville Parkway
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 462-6780

    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
  • Penny Road Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    10900 Penny Rd
    Cary, NC 27518
    (919) 387-2136

    Grades: K-5 | 614 students
  • Willow Springs Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 64%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    6800 Dwight Rowland Rd
    Willow Spring, NC 27592
    (919) 557-2770

    Grades: K-5 | 1,104 student
  • Salem Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 68%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    6150 Old Jenks Road
    Apex, NC 27523
    (919) 363-1870

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,097 student
  • Turner Creek Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    6801 Turner Creek Road
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919) 363-1391

    Grades: PK-5 | 706 students
  • Underwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70% | Reading: 66%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    1614 Glenwood Avenue
    Raleigh, NC 27608
    (919) 856-7663

    Grades: K-5 | 496 students
  • Weatherstone Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 62%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    1000 Olde Weatherstone Way
    Cary, NC 27513
    (919) 380-6988

    Grades: PK-5 | 846 students
  • Leesville Road Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 63%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    8402 Pride Way
    Raleigh, NC 27613
    (919) 870-4200

    Grades: K-5 | 668 students
  • Oakview Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 62%
    Rank:
    10/
    10
    , Top 10%
    11500 Holly Springs New Hill R
    Apex, NC 27539
    (919) 694-8885

    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
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