What’s New?

School Board’s Proposed 2016-17 budget:  Following two work sessions in April, the board approved their FY2017 budget at their meeting on May 3rd. It was then passed on to the Wake County Commissioners for approval. On May 16th, the County Manager presented his proposed budget to the Wake Commissioners. His budget included $23.9 million in additional funding for schools. This is about two-thirds of the school system’s request. Commissioners will vote on their budget in June, following two opportunities for public comment: June 6th at 2pm and 7pm (details under “upcoming events”). Please visit our budget page for more information.


Read our shared vision statement for Wake County schools, developed over three community meetings hosted by Great Schools In Wake & WakeUP Wake County. This shared vision statement and document is a product of citizens working together with elected officials on the Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners. We want YOU to join this conversation and help us bring it to your community.

The Indy covers our three vision work sessions: Resegregation, Never!

Study shows the powerful & positive impact of WCPSS on local economy:  Read the study here.

Study finds WCPSS diversity policy lessened Wake schools segregation. Read the study here. 


Learn about new construction, renovations, schedules and more.
Read more about the plan.