Wakefield Middle School is a tradition calendar middle school serving approximately 900 students. Wakefield Middle is located in Northern Wake County near the town of Wake Forest. Just north of  and east of Falls Lake, the campus is centrally located in the Wakefield Community. The middle school is adjacent to Wakefield Elementary and High Schools. Wakefield Middle is a comprehensive public middle school that offers a traditional curriculum based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study.
    Wakefield Middle School opened in 1999 with just a 6th grade class located in the Wakefield Elementary School building. Sanderson High School utilized the current middle school building durng their renovation in 1999. Wakefield Middle School officially opened its doors in 2000 with a commitment to providing an education which prepares all students for future challenges.

    More than decade later Wakefield’s staff remains committed to challenging and supporting student growth through rigorous instruction and differentiation to improve student achievement.


    Wakefield Middle School -Vision

    WMS will create an inclusive community-based school, which fosters strong character development and equips students to become collaborative and creative real-world problem-solvers.

    Wakefield Middle School - Mission 2020

    Wakefield Middle School will provide a relevant, rigorous and engaging education, promote positive character development and develop student skills in collaboration, creativity, communication and critical thinking.

    WMS Value Statements:

    • The WMS staff will be innovative, professional, caring, and knowledgeable and will challenge all students to reach their full potential.
    • WMS will provide meaningful character development through the full implementation of the Positivity Project to prepare our students for active participation in the broader community.
    • WMS will utilize data-driven decision-making for continuous improvement and implementation of the 4 C’s and the WCPSS Strategic Plan.
    • WMS will promote effective communication among students, teachers, and parents in order to develop partnerships between the school and community stakeholders.
    • WMS will develop inclusive classrooms that value diversity and respect.




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