Schools & Education

Fuquay-Varina is part of the Wake County Public School System, the largest school system in the state of North Carolina, and one of the top performing large systems in the nation. As part of that system, Fuquay-Varina is proud to currently have seven elementary schools, one middle school, two high school and one public charter school.

Additional schools are planned.  According WCPSS, design of Herbert Akins Middle School is slated to begin construction in 2021 and design of a new Fuquay-Varina Middle School is anticipated some time in 2020/2021.

For more information about Fuquay-Varina public schools, call 919-850-1600 or  visit www.wcpss.net.

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Middle School




High School




Community College


A stone's throw from Fuquay-Varina, Wake Technical Community College has its main campus on U.S. Highway 401 a few miles north of Fuquay-Varina. Wake Tech is the largest community college in the state with an annual enrollment of approximately 70,000 students. 

Surrounded by outstanding universities, excellent public schools and within a stone's throw of the main campus of Wake Technical Community College, Fuquay-Varina is providing a highly educated workforce in an ever-evolving world.