Public Schools in the Wendell Community
Wendell citizens are served by the Wake County Public School System. Wendell Elementary and Lake Myra Elementary are located inside the corporate limits of Wendell. Carver Elementary, Wendell Middle, and East Wake High School serve Wendell students although located in Wake County's jurisdiction.
Wendell Magnet Elementary School received Magnet Schools of America's 2015 Elementary Magnet School of Merit Award, given to the nation’s top elementary magnet school. Wendell offers the creative arts and science magnet theme, which works to integrate arts and science in all classes.
Lake Myra Elementary School provides a learning environment that is engaging, caring, nurturing, and safe for all learners. Lake Myra is also an award winning school for the implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. Programming offers students the opportunities to strive in Art, Music, PE, Guidance, and STEM. Through our R.O.M.P chorus, our leadership clubs, and our dance ensemble, Lake Myra students have the opportunity to lead and excel in multiple venues.
Carver Elementary is a Kindergarten-5th grade elementary school. The current building was established in 1998 and is located on Liles Dean Road. Carver is home to the Ready to Learn Center a free program which serves students and their parents from birth to Kindergarten. Carver has a wonderful teaching staff which includes special area teachers, a counselor, social worker, speech/language teacher, ESL teacher, and a part time AIG teacher. Physical education, mastic art, and media are part of each child’s weekly instruction.
Wendell Middle supports all students on their respective journeys to becoming creative, well-rounded, happy, healthy, and safe young citizens of our community. Wendell Middle collaborates with staff, students and families to foster a supportive, respectful, and organized environment. Students are instilled with a desire to learn, to achieve, and to be a caring, contributing citizen in an ever-changing global society
East Wake High School provides a safe a vigorous learning environment in which staff and students are inspired, engaged, and supported to reach their potential. East Wake educates students to be college and career ready and valuable contributors in the community. After 10 years of operating with four small high schools within its structure, the school is unifying back to one large school. This unification is bringing many exciting new changes to East Wake. Continue to visit their website to share this experience with us at East Wake High School.
To check your address for base and option schools, please visit the Wake County Public School System website and navigate to Parents, Student Assignment.