Wake Forest school information

IndexWake ForestNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores84%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio18:115:116:1
Total public schools61,89579,235
Total private schools251024,875
Total post-secondary schools21837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Wake Forest are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Wake Forest.
  • 94.3% of people in Wake Forest have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.8% of people in Wake Forest have completed high school.
  • 50.5% of people in Wake Forest have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Wake Forest

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  • Forest Pines Elementary530 E Perry AveGrades: KG - 05Students: 755 · Ratio: 18:1n/a
  • Franklin Academy604 Franklin StreetGrades: KG - 12Students: 1,268 · Ratio: 13:190
  • Heritage Elementary3500 Rogers RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 904 · Ratio: 18:188
  • Heritage High School1150 Forestville RoadGrades: 09 - 10Students: 814 · Ratio: 17:171
  • Heritage Middle3500 Rogers RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,392 · Ratio: 18:190
  • Jones Dairy Elementary1100 Jones Dairy RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 844 · Ratio: 18:190
  • Wake Forest Elementary136 W Sycamore AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 662 · Ratio: 17:181
  • Wake Forest-Rolesville High420 W Stadium DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,077 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Wake Forest-Rolesville Mid1800 S Main StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,151 · Ratio: 18:177

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Education level achieved in Wake Forest

IndexWake ForestNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade94.3%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school93.8%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college78.5%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree57.4%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors50.5%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters17.0%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.3%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.3%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Wake Forest (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rolesville, NC4,53083%21%
Youngsville, NC1,36682%21%
Zebulon, NC4,59081%18%
Franklinton, NC1,82378%15%
Creedmoor, NC4,22875%10%
Wake Forest, NC33,31984%23%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jackson, MI33,31750%27%
Dalton, GA33,33684%23%
Holland, MI33,34259%13%
Elk Grove Village, IL33,28887%28%
Marrero, LA33,26356%18%
Wake Forest, NC33,31984%23%
Source: The Wake Forest, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.