School Districts in the Triangle

Explore the Triangle's Public Schools

Even if you don't have children of your own, it's worth factoring public schools into your home search. And if you're planning on moving to the Triangle, you'll have plenty of districts from which to choose. Take a look at some of the area's largest public school districts and let us know if you have any questions—we'd love to offer our expertise!

Wake County Public Schools

As the largest and one of the most lauded districts in the state, Wake County Public Schools serves an ever-growing population of well over 160,000 students in the Raleigh area. There are currently 187 schools within the district, and students can even participate in career and technical education, a variety of extracurriculars, and advanced programs that focus on STEM studies and the arts.

160,471

Students

10,421

Teachers

187

Schools

89%

Graduation Rate

16:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

schools District Schools

Elementary Schools

  • Davis Drive Elementary
  • Mills Park Elementary
  • Green Hope Elementary
  • Morrisville Elementary
  • Holly Springs Elementary

Middle Schools

  • Davis Drive Middle
  • Mills Park Middle
  • Apex Middle
  • Lufkin Road Middle
  • Salem Middle

High Schools

  • Green Hope High
  • Panther Creek High
  • Enloe High
  • Cary High
  • Wake STEM Early College

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Johnston County Public Schools

Students living in towns like Smithfield, Clayton, and Cleveland attend Johnston County Schools, a public district that serves the eastern portion of the Triangle. JCPS has experienced exponential growth over the last decade—in fact, enrollment is expected to grow by 4% each year! Students love participating in the district's vast selection of programs, including early college, leadership programs, and athletics.

37,411

Students

2,600

Teachers

46

Schools

92%

Graduation Rate

16:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

schools District Schools

Elementary Schools

  • Cleveland Elementary
  • Riverwood Elementary
  • Powhatan Elementary
  • Dixon Road Elementary
  • Glendale-Kenly Elementary

Middle Schools

  • Cleveland Middle
  • Riverwood Middle
  • Clayton Middle
  • Archer Lodge Middle
  • McGee's Crossroads Middle

High Schools

  • Corinth Holders High
  • Cleveland High
  • Clayton High
  • Princeton High
  • Johnston County Early College Academy

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Durham Public Schools

As the eighth largest district in the entire state, Durham Public Schools offers a comprehensive educational experience to students living in the western part of the Triangle. In total, the district operates 30 elementary, nine middle, two secondary, 11 high, one alternative, and one hospital school. DPS is known for its top-notch academic and specialty programs, wide variety of Advanced Placement courses, and its Hub Farm, a 30-acre outdoor learning center.

32,928

Students

2,426

Teachers

53

Schools

81%

Graduation Rate

21:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

schools District Schools

Elementary Schools

  • Magnum Elementary
  • Forest View Elementary
  • Creekside Elementary
  • Little River Elementary
  • E.K. Powe Elementary

Middle Schools

  • Sherwood Githens Middle
  • George L. Carrington Middle
  • Lucas Middle
  • Brogden Road Middle
  • School for Creative Studies

High Schools

  • Jordan High
  • Riverside High
  • Northern High
  • Durham Performance Learning Center
  • NC School of Science & Mathematics

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Orange County Public Schools

Students living in the Greater Hillsborough area attend Orange County Public Schools, a district that currently serves under 10,000 students. Don't be fooled by its small size—OCPS maintains a high standard of excellence that emphasizes academic achievement and leadership. Here, students can benefit from high attendance rates, top-notch gifted programs, a great athletics department, as well as robust career and technical education.

7,360

Students

520

Teachers

13

Schools

89%

Graduation Rate

14:1

Student to Teacher Ratio

schools District Schools

Elementary Schools

  • Cameron Park Elementary
  • Central Elementary
  • Grady A. Brown Elementary
  • New Hope Elementary
  • Hillsborough Elementary

Middle Schools

  • A.L. Stanback Middle
  • C.W. Stanford Middle
  • Gravelly Hill Middle

High Schools

  • Cedar Ridge High
  • Orange High
  • Partnership Academy

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Want to Make a Move?

If you're curious about the Triangle's school districts, feel free to contact Reeves Realty with any questions. We'd be happy to show you homes zoned for a specific school or district and give you all the answers you need!

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