Garner Schools

As one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Triangle, Garner offers a seamless blend of small-town life with big-city perks. Garner's location just minutes from Raleigh puts it close to some of the state's top colleges and universities. And to top it all off, students living in the area attend Wake County Public Schools, though a few neighborhoods are zoned to Johnston County.

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Wake County Public Schools

District Accolades

  • A- Niche ranking
  • 90% graduation rate
  • Multiple Blue Ribbon schools

District Overview

  • 157,673 total students
  • 10,899 total teachers
  • 194 total schools

Garner Elementary Schools

Garner Middle Schools

Johnston County School District

Wake County School District

Private Schools

Garner High Schools

Johnston County School District

Wake County School District

Private Schools

Sports, Curriculum, and Special Programs


As the number one district for athletes in North Carolina, Wake County Public Schools offers spring and winter sports at all grade levels. In fact, a number of WCPSS athletes earn scholarships to some of the top universities in the nation. Here are just a few of the sports programs throughout the district:

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Volleyball
  • Lacrosse
  • Track & field/cross country
  • Soccer
  • Cheerleading

Classes & Programs

Thanks to its location near the state capital, WCPSS offers unique magnet schools, specialized institutions, and learning initiatives for its students. Here are just a few other perks offered by the district:

  • Gifted and talented programs
  • Special education
  • Arts and music
  • Clubs and honor societies
  • Technology initiatives
  • ESL services
  • Early college
  • CTE courses

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School Disclaimer

The information on this page is as accurate as possible, but it is also subject to change at any time. Linda Craft Team Realtors advises all parents to contact their local school board or a specific institution before making any decisions.