Find Schools in Wake County

The Triangle area is known for its excellent public and private schools. Find your new home in Wake County with our easy-to-use home searches and school resources. Have questions? Contact us and we can provide you with more resources.


Wake County Public Schools

The Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) is one of the top-performing public school systems in the state of North Carolina. Browse available homes in this Triangle school district below.

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Choose your desired Wake County area to find available homes, as well as information about each town's neighborhoods, amenities, and attractions.


Discover the Wake County Public School System

Wake County Public Schools operate on both traditional and year-round calendars. Traditional schools begin after a 3-month summer break and take a short break between semesters in December. At year-round schools, four "tracks" rotate between 9-week periods of classes and 3-week periods of breaks, so there are three "tracks" are always in school at any given time of year.

As a county, all schools are part of a greater STEM initiative in order to encourage student development in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. There are also career training programs to encourage students to develop skills in career focused areas, such as the culinary arts or engineering.

WCPSS at a Glance

Elementary Schools (K-5): 113
Middle Schools (6-8):
36
High Schools (9-12): 29
Alternative Schools: 5
Academies: 3

Number of Students: 160,429
Number of Teachers: 
10,359
National Board Certified Teachers: 
1,452


Wake County Private Schools

While Wake County's public school system is noteworthy for its success, so are many of the area's private schools. If you would like to know more about Wake County's private school programs, as well as homeschooling options, visit the NC DOA's Division of Non-Public Education website.

Search Homes Near Wake County Private Schools

Choose your desired Wake County private school to find available homes within 5 miles, as well as information about each school's location, student population, and grades served.

Cardinal Gibbons

Catholic High School
Location:
Raleigh, NC
Grades: 
9-12
Website: 
cghsnc.org

Cathedral School

Catholic School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades:
PreK-8
Website: 
cathedral-school.net

Cary Academy

College Prep School
Location:
Cary
Grades: 6-12
Website: 
caryacademy.org

Cary Christian

Christian School
Location:
Cary
Grades: 
K-12
Website: 
carychristianschool.org

Friendship Christian

Christian School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades:
PreK-12
Website: 
friendshipchristian.net

North Raleigh Christian Academy

Christian School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades: 
PreK-12
Website: 
nrcaknights.com

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School

Catholic School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades:
K-8
Website: 
olls.org 

The Raleigh School

Private Day School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades:
PreK-5
Website: 
raleighschool.org

Ravenscroft

Private Day School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades:
PreK-12
Website:
 ravenscroft.org

Saint Mary's School

All-Girls Catholic Boarding School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades: 
9-12
Website: 
sms.edu

St. David's School

Episcopal School
Location: Raleigh
Grades:
PreK-12
Website: sdsw.org

St. Timothy's School

Episcopal School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades:
PreK-8
Website: 
sttimothys.org

Trinity Academy

Christian School
Location:
Raleigh
Grades: 
K-12
Website: 
trinityacademy.com

Wake Christian

Christian School
Location: Raleigh
Grades: K-12
Website: wakechristianacademy.com 


Don't Stop There!

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