Wake County School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 176 public schools managed by Wake County School District serving 157,584 students in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the state average of 16:1.

Wake County School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Raleigh Abbotts Creek Elementary School
    9900 Durant Road
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)694-0555

    Grades: PK-5 | 657 students
  • Cary Adams Elementary School
    805 Cary Towne Blvd
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3431

    Grades: PK-5 | 748 students
  • Cary Alston Ridge Elementary School
    11555 Green Level Church Rd.
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919)544-2474

    Grades: PK-5 | 1108 students
  • Raleigh Ans Drive High School
    1420 Athens Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1907 students
  • Apex Apex Elementary School
    700 Tingen Road
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2150

    Grades: PK-5 | 638 students
  • Apex Apex Friendship High School
    7801 Humie Olive Rd
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)290-2077

    Grades: 9-10 | 942 students
  • Apex Apex High School
    1501 Laura Duncan Rd
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2208

    Grades: 9-12 | 2276 students
  • Apex Apex Middle School
    400 East Moore Street
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2181

    Grades: 6-8 | 1288 students
  • Garner Aversboro Elementary School
    1605 Aversboro Rd
    Garner, NC 27529
    (919)662-2325

    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
  • Raleigh Baileywick Road Elementary School
    9425 Baileywick Road
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)518-0090

    Grades: PK-5 | 464 students
  • Fuquay Varina Ballentine Elementary School
    1651 North Mclaurin Lane
    Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
    (919)557-1120

    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
  • Raleigh Banks Road Elementary School
    10225 Chambers Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919)890-7333

    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
  • Raleigh Barwell Road Elementary School
    3925 Barwell Road
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)661-5405

    Grades: PK-5 | 821 students
  • Apex Baucom Elementary School
    400 Hunter St
    Apex, NC 27502
    (919)387-2168

    Grades: PK-5 | 748 students
  • Raleigh Beaverdam Elementary School
    3591 Tarheel Club Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (910)531-4353

    Grades: 1-5 | n/a students
  • Raleigh Brassfield Elementary School
    2001 Brassfield Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)870-4080

    Grades: K-5 | 750 students
  • Raleigh Brentwood Elementary School Magnet School
    3426 Ingram Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)850-8720

    Grades: PK-5 | 401 students
  • Cary Briarcliff Elementary School
    1220 Pond St
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3443

    Grades: PK-5 | 574 students
  • Raleigh Brier Creek Elementary School
    9801 Brier Creek Parkway
    Raleigh, NC 27617
    (919)484-4747

    Grades: PK-5 | 977 students
  • Raleigh Brooks Elementary School Magnet School
    700 Northbrook Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)881-1350

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • Raleigh Bugg Elementary School Magnet School
    825 Cooper Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)250-4750

    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
  • Raleigh Carnage Middle School Magnet School
    1425 Carnage Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)856-7600

    Grades: 6-8 | 1094 students
  • Cary Carpenter Elementary School
    2100 Morrisville Parkway
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919)462-6780

    Grades: PK-5 | 728 students
  • Raleigh Carroll Middle School Magnet School
    4520 Six Forks Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)881-1370

    Grades: 6-8 | 979 students
  • Wendell Carver Elementary School
    291 Liles-dean Rd
    Wendell, NC 27591
    (919)365-2680

    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
  • Cary Cary Elementary School
    400 Kildaire Farm Road
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3455

    Grades: PK-5 | 560 students
  • Cary Cary High School
    638 Walnut St
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3549

    Grades: 9-12 | 2398 students
  • Morrisville Cedar Fork Elementary School
    1050 Town Hall Drive
    Morrisville, NC 27560
    (919)388-5240

    Grades: PK-5 | 1033 students
  • Raleigh Centennial Campus Middle School Magnet School
    1900 Main Campus Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4217

    Grades: 6-8 | 561 students
  • Raleigh Combs Elementary School Magnet School
    2001 Lorimer Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 893 students
  • Raleigh Conn Elementary School Magnet School
    1220 Brookside Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)856-7637

    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
  • Garner Creech Road Elementary School
    450 Creech Rd
    Garner, NC 27529
    (919)662-2359

    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
  • Cary Crossroads Flex
    5651 Dillard Dr
    Cary, NC 27518
    (919)533-7295

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Raleigh Daniels Middle School
    2816 Oberlin Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27608
    (919)881-4860

    Grades: 6-8 | 1136 students
  • Cary Davis Drive Elementary School
    2151 Davis Drive
    Cary, NC 27519
    (919)387-2130

    Grades: K-5 | 1068 students
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Overview

School District NameWake County School District
# of Schools176
# of Students157,584
# of Teachers9,901
Student : Teacher Ratio16
# of Male Students77,591
% Male Students
49%
# of Female Students79,993
% Female Students
51%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.69
# of American Indian Students451
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students11,981
% Asian Students
8%
# of Hispanic Students26,803
% Hispanic Students
17%
# of Black Students37,397
% Black Students
24%
# of White Students74,916
% White Students
47%
# of Hawaiian Students189
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students5,847
% of Two or more races Students
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,195
# of Students in Kindergarten:11,789
# of Students in 1st Grade:12,316
# of Students in 2nd Grade:12,437
# of Students in 3rd Grade:12,520
# of Students in 4th Grade:12,375
# of Students in 5th Grade:11,984
# of Students in 6th Grade:11,345
# of Students in 7th Grade:12,158
# of Students in 8th Grade:12,054
# of Students in 9th Grade:13,560
# of Students in 10th Grade:12,337
# of Students in 11th Grade:11,029
# of Students in 12th Grade:10,407
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Wake County School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 87% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wake County School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wake County School District and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
87%
88%
This chart display graduation rate of Wake County School District and graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $13,657 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The school district revenue/student has grown by 44% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,087 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NC)
Total Revenue$2,062 MM$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wake County School District and average revenue for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$1,372 MM$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Wake County School District and average spending for each school distric in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$13,657$8,969
This chart display average revenue per student in Wake County School District and average revenue per student in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,087$8,766
This chart display average spending per student in Wake County School District and average spending per student in NC by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Wake County School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.69, which is higher than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in the district is Wake Early College Of Health And Science High School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.