Fuquay-Varina schools are part of the Wake County Public School System (the second largest school system in North Carolina). The system’s programs and resources include a parent education program, technology connections classrooms, and remedial and tutorial programs.
The Wake County Public School System is devoted to maintaining academic excellence for every child and offering parental choices. The school system serves more than 108,000 students, and has a strong network of magnet schools. Fuquay-Varina has the only Wake County magnet school with a community model that includes reduced class sizes.
Colleges and Universities
As part of the Research Triangle (which enriches the academic research network), Fuquay-Varina has a wealth of continuing education choices.
Fuquay-Varina is conveniently accessible to 10 Triangle colleges and universities — including the major institutions of North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (the nation’s first public university).
Campbell University (15 miles southeast of Fuquay-Varina) is a coeducational institution focused on liberal arts and sciences, and offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. It is a Baptist university affiliated with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina.
Wake Technical Community College (which offers 109 different curriculums and awards certificates, diplomas and associate degrees) is eight miles north of Fuquay-Varina.