Wakefield High School

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2200 Wakefield Pines Dr

Raleigh, NC 27614

(919) 562-3600

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,966

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Wakefield High School

Two of my kids are in Wakefield High School and they are both doing very well there. The honors and AP courses are excellent and their teachers really get to know them. Several teachers have even mailed notes to our home (addressed to the kids) to praise them and thank them for their hard work. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/27/14

The school is situated in one of the most expensive areas in Wake County. The teachers are very good. Parental involvement of those who live in or near Wakefield is very good. The school offers AP courses in just about every field, so motivated students can and do excel. My kids studied hard and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/24/13

Wakefield H.S. is a great place to send your student. We have caring students, Teachers and Parent support at this school. We have great core classes and alot of elective for your student to pick from. The athletic dept. is great also: There is Football varsity and JV teams. We also have Basketball,Baseball, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/13

As a parent I have had3 children at Wakefield HS, I have been very happy with the school. They provide a strong core education as well many many electives. There is a choice for everyone. The teachers truly care about student's performance and will contact parents whenever they think your child is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/13

As a parent and as a educator I am very happy with the school's parent involvement, athletics, AP classes/honors, clubs, teachers and overall performance and school's communication. The students have different classes to choose from that will help them guide them to choose a college career path. Regarding ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/13

Wakefield HS is extremely diverse with makes for an excellent learning environment. Faculty and staff seem to care about students, building positive relationships to get the most out of them. I have a current junior at the school, and she loves it. Leadership is demanding of students and sets high ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/23/13

My child is a Sophomore, and is doing extremely well. Of course every child is different so I can only speak for mine. It is true that it's usually the same parents involved in PTSA, and the same ones in each sport, but that's no different than any other school I've seen. There are many Honors & AP ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/01/13

Two of my three children have graduated from Wakefield High School . My youngest is in 7th grade. One in 2009 and the other in 2011. Like all schools there are great. engaging, motivated teachers and some who are putting in their time. The current principal is the 3rd in 7 years. The first one we met ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/13

I love Wakefield High School. I started as a sophomore from Kansas. I didn't know what to expect and did not like my former school. The atmosphere here tends to be crowded, though orderly; There are almost 3000 students in this school (second large in NC), but I love it, it only creates an outlet to ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/17/10

We moved here last year from Florida and my son was a highly gifted underachiever. He has really blossomed into an amzing student and athlete thanks to Wakefield. The ninth grade center segregates the young kids from the older ones and I think that is amazing and helpful. I don't think 14yr. olds should ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/31/09

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Test scores for Wakefield High School

EOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
Wakefield High School
Wake County Schools
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Course (EOC) tests to assess high school students in Algebra I, English I, and Biology. The EOC tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Raleigh schools — Wakefield High School is located at 2200 Wakefield Pines Dr, Raleigh NC 27614. 2200 Wakefield Pines Dr is in the 27614 ZIP code in Raleigh, NC The school district for Wakefield High School is the Wake County Schools. Wakefield High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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