Fuquay Varina Schools and Education : Part of the “Awesome Community Feel”


“Family Comes First,” when searching for new homes in Fuquay Varina at South Lakes. More specifically, one looks at the area, neighborhood, and safety as it pertains to your children. A deciding factor in choosing South Lakes may be the vast opportunities for the kids with Fuquay Varina Schools And Education.

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Willow Springs High School (shown in rendering) is located adjacent to the South Lakes community on Old Honeycutt Road

Start with the Great Fuquay Varina Schools and Education Opportunities for the Children

Before moving along in our series to the safe community and wonderful kids events and activities in Fuquay Varina, we touch on education. The good news in looking at new homes in Fuquay Varina and the South Lakes community is this is a known strong point.

All public schools in Fuquay Varina are part of the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS). The schools in Wake County are some of the best in the state and generate national recognition regularly each year. WCPSS has high testing scores and has more nationally board-certified teachers than any district in the nation.

Two New Fuquay Schools at South Lakes put you Closer than Ever to Great Education

South Lakes Elementary School will also be located adjacent to the South Lakes neighborhood. It opens in the Fall of 2020

In addition to the accolades for WCPSS, two new WCPSS schools open within a year next door to South Lakes. The new, Willow Springs High School has just opened at the beginning of this school year. It sits adjacent to the South Lakes neighborhood. During the current and next school year, Willow Springs High serves as a swing space for Fuquay Varina High School (FVHS) while it is being renovated. However, beginning in August of 2021 the school will open independent of with 110 classrooms with a student capacity estimated at 2,262.

Likewise, South Lakes Elementary is in the construction phase and will open for the beginning of the Fall 2020 school year. It too sets adjacent to the community.

The two new Fuquay- Varina school adjacent to South Lakes are part of the highly acclaimed and accredited, Wake County Public School System (WCPSS).

“A Commitment to our Children”

An article at WRAL.com details the great experience that is Fuquay Varina Schools and Education. The article notes that there are a currently a total of six pubic elementary, and a public charter school option. In addition to this, it explains that there are also several private Fuquay Varina Schools if you would prefer.

The chair of the Fuquay Varina Chamber of Commerce Education Council, Wanda Denning spoke very enthusiastically in the WRAL piece. “The public schools in Fuquay-Varina have such an awesome community feel,” Denning says. “I am incredibly proud of our teachers, and administrators,” Denning noted. “…and their commitment to our children.” She concludes, “They really care about the success of these kids, and it shows in everything they do.”

The next posts in our series will also focus on children. We will look at the town’s family-friendly and safe environment for kids.For more information on the status of South Lakes Elementary and all Fuquay Varina Schools and Education, visit wcpss.net. To see the new homes in Fuquay Varina at the South Lakes community, visit southlakesliving.com.