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Thu Feb 2, 2017
Shellieshoben asked:
Some background, we've lived in Florida and the NYC area, but feel Raleigh will give us a better quality of life at a reasonable cost of living. Currently, we are living in Manchester,…
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Mon Mar 30, 2015
Blaze Turner asked:
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Tue Feb 3, 2015
Andy McPherson answered:
In Raleigh, NC, there are several options: NC State University, St. Augustine College, Shaw University, Meredith College, Peace College, and Wake Technical Community College. Nearby in Durham, NC, there is Duke University, and just down the road in Chapel Hill is the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Central Carolina Community College has two locations near Raleigh in Sanford, NC, and Pittsboro, NC. I hope this helps. This is a great area to work, learn, and live. ... more
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Fri Oct 31, 2014
Caryperez13 asked:
Hi im relocating to NC in about a month or so. Bot sure yet if Charlotte or Raleigh will be our new home. Can someone give me some advise as to great schools in Charlotte, where can a rent…
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Wed Oct 1, 2014
Claudia Roberts answered:
You can locate your base school by entering your new address at this link. It will tell you what your current school assignment is and you can find how to request a reassignment, if necessary. Hope this helps! ... more
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Tue Jan 21, 2014
Angie Martin asked:
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Thu Jan 16, 2014
JoAnn Knorr answered:
Go to to their address look up. then call me when you know where you want to go.

JoAnn Knorr, Agent
Coldwell Bankers, Howard Perry & Walston
5000 Falls of the Neuse, Ste 100
Raleigh, NC 27609
cell 919-607-4869
office 919-926-3239
e-fax 919-794-7255
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Mon Jan 13, 2014
Ernie Behrle answered:
That is always a tough question to answer. From personal experience, when we moved to the Triangle, were emphatically told to stay within the Wake County School system as they had the best reputation. All 3 of our children attended schools within the system and have done well in their current life. Two are gainfully employed and the third is finishing up her doctorate at NC State. Wake County offers probably the most diverse range in home pricing and where you can afford to live will determine what base schools you are assigned to. Wake also has a magnet school system so that you may elect to send your children to schools outside your base area. I know we did that for middle school for our youngest.

Checking scores is a good idea but know that the scores as reported are typically from 2 years prior. When checking scores, check for consistency in prior years.

If you would like to learn more about all the school districts, check out my website at and click ob the schools button. I have set up links to all the district schools within the Triangle.

Good luck with your search and if I can be of assistance to you personally, don't hesitate to contact me directly.

Ernie Behrle
Northside Realty
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
Jackie Weintraub answered:
The Triangle area is so lucky to have so many wonderful colleges and universities in its vicinity. Raleigh is home to North Carolina State University, Shaw University, Peace College, and other schools. Chapel Hill is where University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill is located and Durham is home to Duke University. Not only are these great places to attend college, they also offer plenty of cultural experiences and great hospitals and excellent health care options. Please feel free to call or email for more information. I am happy to help! 919-710-2668 or ... more
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Wed Sep 11, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Learn more about local schools listed here on Trulia:

Hope this helps!

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Sat Aug 31, 2013
Mark Civiok answered:
Hi Katina:

If you are looking for a home in a specific school zone I can set up a personal web page for you to search by schools, whether elementary, middle, or high. You can also search by subdivision, street name, zip code, etc. Please call or email me at your convenience and I will set that up for you.
Mark 919-960-6332
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Thu Aug 8, 2013
Ernie Behrle answered:
Darren, easy enough to check any residential address in Wake County for school assignments. You also have the ability, and it may have to provide the transportation, to apply for enrollment in any Magnet school within the county, no matter where you live in the county. Here is the site to go to:

For more infomation, feel free to check out my website at

Good luck with what appears to be a pending move and if you need any assistance, don't hesitate to contact me.
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Mon Jul 1, 2013
Ernie Behrle answered:
Schools were of a major concern with every move I made for my family so I can appreciate your concern. Fortunately, Wake County schools while going through some recent administrative turmoil continue to be among the best in the state with well educated teachers and a diverse educational system. All 3 of my children spent the majority of their school years here and all went through middle school and high schools here. All 3 remain in the area and own their own homes, have good jobs and my oldest is working on her doctorate at NC State. I don't think you could ask for more. Ruby provided both good websites to investigate more. If there is anything I can do personally to assist you, please feel free to contact me. I invite you to visit my website at with many links to the area which may help you with any other questions.

Best of luck with your relocation

Ernie Behrle
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Tue Jun 18, 2013
Ruby Henderson answered:
Holly Ridge Elementary and Middle schools are on the Traditional school year calendar. Here is a link to the Wake County School system's webpage. It has a lot of valuable information if you are trying to decide on schools. . Let me know if I can help with anything else. ... more
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Fri Mar 22, 2013
Kendal Harrell answered:
There are lots of good schools in Raleigh. You can check out the Great Schools site to get ratings about Raleigh Middle Schools.

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Tue Mar 5, 2013
ashonda_johnson1 asked:
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Tue Feb 26, 2013
Tim McBrayer answered:

This is the site that you can check the school assignment for any property in Wake County.
Please let me know if I can help you in any other way.
Are you planning to move to our area?
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Thu Feb 14, 2013
Ernie Behrle answered:
This is a tough question because favorites have a tendancy to change from year to year. When we moved here in 1993, the 'favorite' elementary school was in Apex, Middle School in Cary and High School in Raleigh. Why were they favorites? It depended upon who you talked to. The key is that we have a County wide school system and the vast majority of the schools are on a pretty on an even keel. You also have the option of applying for and sending your children to any of the Magnet schools in the county and they all have some specialty..whether it be science, foreign studies etc. Depending where you live, bussing may or may not be available from where you live.

If you sign on to my website at , you'll find links to the Wake County Schools website which will be your best resource. If there is anything more you require, please don't hesitate to contact me personally. Best wishes, Ernie
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Tue Jan 8, 2013
Stacey Redgrave answered:
Good morning Jessica,

KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. There are currently 125 KIPP schools in 20 states and the District of Columbia serving more than 41,000 students. It looks like the two locations in North Carolina are Gaston and Charlotte.
You can find information about Wake County schools at : Please feel free to contact me at when you are considering your relocation. I would be happy to assist you in anyway possible. Thanks so much.
Stacey Redgrave
Coldwell Banker HPW
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Fri Nov 30, 2012
Saundra Anthony answered:
The Wakefield High school website is They have a fabulous athetics program.
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