New to Wake County? Enroll your child in school as soon as you can. This will make it much easier for you and your child when the first day of school rolls around. (Español.)
The Wake County Public School System offers three different school calendars that begin as early as July 11 at year-round schools, July 25 at modified calendar schools and August 29 at traditional calendar schools for 2016-17. Visit your nearest public school to begin enrollment. Learn more about required documents.
Not sure of your base school? Use the tool below to figure it out.
Wake County is a rapidly-growing county – home to the state capital, Research Triangle Park, and diverse communities – with more than 160,000 public school students. Learn more about our unique county from Wake County Manager Jim Hartmann: Click Here
Listed below are links to a variety of websites you might find useful if you are looking for additional information about schools.
All links will direct you away from this site. The first two sites are commonly used when looking at test scores and other school measures for both school districts and individual schools.
- North Carolina School Report Cards
- End-of-grade results, end-of-course results and graduation rates for every school in NC
- Wake County Public School System home page
- School system budget
- School calendars
- Test scores for Wake schools only
- Best NC Facts & Figures
- 2016 North Carolina Education Primer
- North Carolina Department of Public Instruction