Welcome to the Wake County Public School System. All new families who move to Wake County will be assigned to their base school and must register there. Then you can also request a transfer to one of your choice options.
For new families interested in Lufkin, you can register with us directly if we are your base school. Please see the process below for instructions. For more detailed instructions and FAQ's about enrollment to Wake County Public Schools, please refer to Student Assignment.
New students should print the registration checklist and the enrollment packet. In addition, please fill out the form for the grade level your student will entering in.
What you will need to register your child:
- Proof of residence-current electric, gas or water bill, current lease, settlement statement, or purchase agreement within 45 days of closing
- Withdrawal form-if the change is after the first of school.
- Last report card
- Test scores
- Completed registration form
- Immunization and Health Assessment Form
State law requires that every child entering public schools in N.C. for the first time receive a health assessment. The medical provider, parent or guardian must provide a completed health assessment form to the school on or before the child's first day of attendance.
North Carolina law now requires TDAP and Meningococcal vaccines for entry into 7th grade.
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
*Please Call to Set up an Appointment*
(919) 387-4465 Ex: 25675
Most questions about student assignment can be answered on the WCPSS student assignment page.
WCPSS Student Assignment (919) 431-7333
Parent picture IDBirth Certificate
Student Services Department
Guidance Assistant | Phone: (919) 387-2181 extension: 25855
Social Worker | Phone (919) 387-2181 extension: 25869
School Psychologist | Phone: (919) 387-2181 extension: 25868
Apex Middle School Nurse
6th Grade Counselor
6th Grade Counselor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Services Department Chair
Rising 6th Graders
7th Grade Counselor
7th Grade Counselor | email@example.com
Phone: (919) 387-2181 extension: 25858
8th Grade Counselor
8th Grade Counselor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (919) 387-2181 Extension: 25860
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Helping Your Child Series - US Department of Education provides publications to assist parents with tools and information to help their children succeed in school and life.
Help Parents Deal with Homework - This is an article from the Teacher Vision website.
Homework Solutions Guide - The National Education Association developed a homework guide for parents of middle schoolers.
How-To-Study - A free resource website to help student with study skills.
Organization: Advice for Parents - This is an article from the Teacher Vision website.
Grief and LossComfort Zone Camps is the nation’s largest free bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling, or primary caregiver. CZC of North Carolina provides children an encouraging and safe camp environment in which to feel “okay again” and to be around other children in their age group who are also experiencing loss. They are matched with a trained, volunteer “Big Buddy” who is with them throughout the weekend. Each child has the opportunity to participate in fun filled coping skill building activities and healing circles.
The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families - This center provides support for children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death. It provides a safe place for them to share their experiences. www.dougy.org
Hospice of Wake County's Horizon's Grief Center - Upcoming grief workshops for children, teens and families. These workshops are excellent options for children, teens, and families during a normally difficult time of year, with the holiday season and long nights and short days. These workshops are designed to be brief yet powerful and comprehensive opportunities to help grieving families.
Youth ProgramsProduct Design and Marketing Workshop - Sponsored by Duke Youth Programs - Apply the engineerin design process to create & build a new product based on the needs of the customer. Learn science & engineering principles behind circuits for use in the new product. Also learn marketing skills and business practices. For more information click on the title to link to the webpage or contact by phone at 919-684-6259.