#3 Highest Population Growth in Population with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher since 1980
The Atlantic and National Journal,  November 2013

Private, Charter and International Schools

Private Schools

During the 2011-2012 school year, Wake County was home to 71 private schools with an enrollment of 16,135 students.

For more information about Private Schools, including a list of private schools in Wake County, please visit the North Carolina Department of Administration's Division of Non-Public Education website.

Charter Schools

Charter Schools are an alternative to public schools. Charter schools are funded by federal, state, and local tax dollars, and are tuition-free. There are currently 14 Charter Schools in Wake County.

For more information about charter schools, please visit the North Carolina Office of Charter Schools website.

International Schools

As Wake County and the Triangle attract more international residents, there comes a larger demand for international schools.

Raleigh Academy of Chinese Language
Cary Chinese School


Japanese Language School of Raleigh