Phone: 919 694 8960, Ext. 27690


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. David Cassady


Mr. Cassady was named as the second principal of Apex Friendship Middle School in the fall of 2023. He began his career in education as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow while studying English and Education at Campbell University. Mr. Cassady then served in Wake County Schools as an English teacher before transitioning to school administration. Most recently, he served as an assistant principal at Broughton Magnet High School in Raleigh.

Family is incredibly important to Mr. Cassady. He and his wife are both educators and have been married for ten years. Together, they live in the WCPSS community and share three wonderful children. In his free time, Mr. Cassady enjoys spending time outdoors, mountain biking, cooking, repairing bicycles, and camping with his kids.

Mr. Cassady is passionate about ensuring students are engaged in well rounded and meaningful learning every day in a safe and supportive environment. He is honored to serve this community as principal of Apex Friendship Middle School and to partner with staff, students, and families to ensure all students receive a high quality education.