Wake Forest Schools

Located just north of Raleigh, Wake Forest is a quaint suburb with highly rated schools. Here, you can embrace a small-town lifestyle without sacrificing an ideal location near the Triangle, as well as local shopping and dining. If you're thinking about relocating to Wake Forest with children, trust Linda Craft Team Realtors to help you explore the area. We have all the details on Wake Forest's local schools, as well as the hottest homes for sale.

Wake County Public Schools

District Accolades

  • A- Niche ranking
  • 90% graduation rate
  • Multiple Blue Ribbon schools

District Overview

  • 157,673 total students
  • 10,899 total teachers
  • 194 total schools

Wake Forest Elementary Schools

Private Schools

North Carolina Department Of Public Instruction

Wake Forest Middle Schools

Private Schools

Wake County School District

North Carolina Department Of Public Instruction

Wake Forest High Schools

Private Schools

Wake County School District

North Carolina Department Of Public Instruction

Sports, Curriculum, and Special Programs


As the #1 district for athletes in the state of North Carolina, Wake County Public Schools offers year-round sports at every grade level. And thanks to the area's nearby universities, many athletes go on to play at the collegiate level. Here are just a few of the sports programs throughout the district:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Volleyball
  • Lacrosse
  • Track & field/cross country
  • Soccer
  • Cheerleading

Classes & Programs

Featuring a number of specialty schools and magnet institutions, WCPSS has gained a reputation for the countless opportunities it offers local students. Here are just a few perks offered by the district:

  • Gifted and talented programs
  • Special education
  • Arts and music
  • Clubs and honor societies
  • Technology initiatives
  • ESL services
  • Early college
  • CTE courses

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School Disclaimer

The information on this page is as accurate as possible, but it is also subject to change at any time. Linda Craft Team Realtors advises all parents to contact their local school board or a specific institution before making any decisions.