Wake County School District

Cary, North Carolina

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Wake County School District. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Wake-County-School-District
  • 15th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $41k

    starting salary

    updated 02/03/2018
  • $63k

    max salary

    updated 02/03/2018
  • state only awards annual contracts.

    years to tenure

    updated 01/25/2018
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/12/2017
  • 194

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/12/2017
  • 157,584


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 9,999


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 35%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is explicitly illegal. Teachers may join professional association.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Wake County School District.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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