K-12 Education

Wake Forest is part of the award-winning Wake County Public School System (WCPSS). 

The WCPSS features:

  • 48 Magnet school programs
  • 28 NC STEM designated schools
  • 18 Career Academies
  • 2 single-gender Leadership Academies
  • 3 Early College programs

 Private and Charter Schools:

  • 84 private schools in Wake County serve over 17,589 students
  • 20 Charter Schools granted through the WCPSS

Wake Forest Area Schools

Elementary Schools Calendar
Endeavor Charter (K-8) Charter 
Forest Pines Drive Elementary Traditional
Franklin Academy (K-12) Charter
Harris Creek Elementary Multi-track Year-Round
Heritage Elementary Multi-track Year-Round
Jones Dairy Elementary Multi-track Year-Round
North Forest Pines Elementary Multi-track Year-Round
Richland Creek Elementary Traditional
Rolesville Elementary Traditional
Sanford Creek Elementary Multi-track Year-Round
Wake Forest Charter Academy  Charter
Wake Forest Elementary Traditional
Wakefield Elementary Multi-track Year-Round


Middle Schools Calendar
Endeavor Charter (K-8) Charter
Franklin Academy (K-12) Charter
Heritage Middle Multi-track Year-Round
Rolesville Middle Multi-track Year-Round
Wake Forest-Rolesville Middle Traditional
Wakefield Middle Traditional


High Schools Calendar
Franklin Academy (K-12) Charter
Heritage High Traditional
Rolesville High School Traditional
Wake Forest-Rolesville High Traditional
Wakefield High Traditional



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News & Blog Posts

Wake Forest among top 10 fastest growing cities in NC!

July 11, 2016

Wake Forest is one of the top 10 cities in NC with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015.  The 10 cities with the largest population increases between 2010 and 2015 contain 25% of the state’s total population but make up half of the total population growth over the five-year period. 

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