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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 Schools182 Schools2,704 Schools
# of Students160,872 Students1,554,263 Students
# of Teachers9,932 Teachers99,595 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1

District Comparison

  • Wake County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 283 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 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)
57%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.700.67
# of American Indian Students451 Students21,144 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students13,185 Students49,361 Students
% Asian Students
8%
3%
# of Hispanic Students27,863 Students261,939 Students
% Hispanic Students
17%
17%
# of Black Students37,533 Students397,905 Students
% Black Students
24%
26%
# of White Students75,227 Students760,311 Students
% White Students
47%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students184 Students2,071 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students5,871 Students62,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,25418,793
# of Students in Kindergarten:11,862114,802
# of Students in 1st Grade:12,180118,016
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12,663121,296
# of Students in 3rd Grade:12,541122,859
# of Students in 4th Grade:12,769122,832
# of Students in 5th Grade:12,741119,852
# of Students in 6th Grade:12,036117,226
# of Students in 7th Grade:11,577110,069
# of Students in 8th Grade:12,216118,598
# of Students in 9th Grade:13,332130,355
# of Students in 10th Grade:12,858123,417
# of Students in 11th Grade:11,594112,837
# of Students in 12th Grade:10,591102,149
# of Ungraded Students:6581,162

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,657 is higher than the state average of $9,334. 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 MM$8 MM
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 MM$8 MM
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$13,657$9,334
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$9,087$9,122
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)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency | NC School Rank) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Raleigh Abbotts Creek Elementary School Math: 65% / Reading: 57% | Top 20%
    9900 Durant Road
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)694-0555

    Grades: PK-5 | 849 students
  • Cary Adams Elementary School Math: 61% / Reading: 52% | Top 30%
    805 Cary Towne Blvd
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3431

    Grades: PK-5 | 664 students
  • Cary Alston Ridge Elementary School Math: 76% / Reading: 73% | Top 10%
    11555 Green Level Church Rd.
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919)544-2474

    Grades: PK-5 | 1029 students
  • Apex Apex Elementary School Math: 67% / Reading: 64% | Top 20%
    700 Tingen Road
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2150

    Grades: PK-5 | 627 students
  • Apex Apex Friendship High School Math: 65% / Reading: 70% | Top 20%
    7801 Humie Olive Rd
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)694-0500

    Grades: 9-12 | 2243 students
  • Apex Apex Friendship Middle School
    7801 Humie Olive Rd
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)431-7400

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Cary Apex High School Math: 73% / Reading: 70% | Top 10%
    7600 Roberts Road
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919)387-2208

    Grades: 9-12 | 2033 students
  • Apex Apex Middle School Math: 72% / Reading: 70% | Top 10%
    400 East Moore Street
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2181

    Grades: 6-8 | 1243 students
  • Raleigh Athens Drive High School Magnet School
    Math: 48% / Reading: 55% | Top 50%
    1420 Athens Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4050

    Grades: 9-12 | 2083 students
  • Garner Aversboro Elementary School Math: 39% / Reading: 36% | Bottom 50%
    1605 Aversboro Rd
    Garner, NC 27529
    (919)662-2325

    Grades: PK-5 | 584 students
  • Raleigh Baileywick Road Elementary School Math: 30-34% / Reading: 35-39% | Bottom 50%
    9425 Baileywick Road
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)518-0090

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Fuquay Varina Ballentine Elementary School Math: 62% / Reading: 56% | Top 20%
    1651 North Mclaurin Lane
    Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
    (919)557-1120

    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
  • Raleigh Banks Road Elementary School Math: 65% / Reading: 57% | Top 20%
    10225 Chambers Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919)890-7333

    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
  • Raleigh Barwell Road Elementary School Math: 31% / Reading: 28% | Bottom 50%
    3925 Barwell Road
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)661-5405

    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
  • Apex Baucom Elementary School Math: 73% / Reading: 69% | Top 10%
    400 Hunter St
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2168

    Grades: PK-5 | 651 students
  • Raleigh Beaverdam Elementary School Math: 29% / Reading: 28% | Bottom 50%
    3591 Tarheel Club Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)694-0222

    Grades: PK-5 | 761 students
  • Raleigh Brassfield Elementary School Math: 75% / Reading: 69% | Top 10%
    2001 Brassfield Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)870-4080

    Grades: K-5 | 747 students
  • Raleigh Brentwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% / Reading: 25-29% | Bottom 50%
    3426 Ingram Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)850-8720

    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
  • Cary Briarcliff Elementary School Math: 65% / Reading: 58% | Top 20%
    1220 Pond St
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3443

    Grades: PK-5 | 544 students
  • Raleigh Brier Creek Elementary School Math: 54% / Reading: 52% | Top 50%
    9801 Brier Creek Parkway
    Raleigh, NC 27617
    (919)484-4747

    Grades: PK-5 | 806 students
  • Raleigh Brooks Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% / Reading: 63% | Top 20%
    3851 Spring Forest Road
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919)881-1350

    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
  • Garner Bryan Road Elementary School
    8317 Bryan Rd
    Garner, NC 27529
    (919)431-7400

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Holly Springs Buckhorn Creek Elementary School
    5651 Honeycutt Rd
    Holly Springs, NC 27540
    (919)431-7400

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Raleigh Bugg Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 17% / Reading: 18% | Bottom 50%
    825 Cooper Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)250-4750

    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
  • Raleigh Carnage Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 57% / Reading: 58% | Top 30%
    1425 Carnage Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)856-7600

    Grades: 6-8 | 946 students
  • Cary Carpenter Elementary School Math: 73% / Reading: 68% | Top 10%
    2100 Morrisville Parkway
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919)462-6780

    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
  • Raleigh Carroll Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 32% / Reading: 44% | Bottom 50%
    4520 Six Forks Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)881-1370

    Grades: 6-8 | 1006 students
  • Wendell Carver Elementary School Math: 45% / Reading: 40% | Bottom 50%
    291 Liles-dean Rd
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919)365-2680

    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
  • Cary Cary Elementary School Math: 68% / Reading: 58% | Top 20%
    400 Kildaire Farm Road
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3455

    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
  • Cary Cary High School Math: 59% / Reading: 62% | Top 20%
    638 Walnut St
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3549

    Grades: 9-12 | 2390 students
  • Morrisville Cedar Fork Elementary School Math: 86% / Reading: 75% | Top 5%
    1050 Town Hall Drive
    Morrisville, NC 27560
    (919)388-5240

    Grades: PK-5 | 1022 students
  • Raleigh Centennial Campus Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 38% / Reading: 40% | Bottom 50%
    1900 Main Campus Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4217

    Grades: 6-8 | 478 students
  • Raleigh Combs Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% / Reading: 61% | Top 20%
    2001 Lorimer Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 927 students
  • Raleigh Conn Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45% / Reading: 53% | Top 50%
    1220 Brookside Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)856-7637

    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
  • Raleigh Connections Academy Alternative School
    1280 Buck Jones Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)694-8910

    Grades: 6-8 | 10 students
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