The Unity School 

The Unity School  (Northeast Raleigh) Private Waldorf School The Unity School is a new private Waldorf-inspired school currently serving grades PreK through 2nd. Encouraging applicants in Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd ​ Contact Name: Lucy M Chartier Contact Email: To inquire about The Unity School 

Doral Academy of North Carolina

Doral Academy of North Carolina  (Northeast Raleigh) Private PreK Program and K-8 Public Charter School Doral Academy is a new public charter school serving grades K through 8th. Opening Fall 2021 with grades K-3 and a private PreK program. Encouraging applicants in Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd as well as PreK ​ Contact Email: Website

North Raleigh Christian Academy

North Raleigh Christian Academy  (Northeast Raleigh) PreK-12 Private Christian School Encouraging applicants in 2nd, 4th, 6th, 7th Contact Name: Susan Dial Contact Email: Apply Here 

Montessori School of Raleigh    

Montessori School of Raleigh (Northeast Raleigh) Toddler-G12 Private Accredited Montessori and International Baccalaureate World School, Two campuses – Toddler-Grade 6 (Raleigh) and Grade 7-12 (Brier Creek, Durham) Seats are available for 4th-11th. Merit scholarships are available for Grade 9 and 11. Contact Name: Caroline Farrell Contact Email: Apply Here 

Pine Springs Preparatory Academy 

Pine Springs Preparatory Academy  (Holly Springs, NC) K-8 Public Charter School Pine Springs is a strong academically performing charter school entering its fifth year. With a brand new 60,000 sq. foot middle school building opening for the 2021-22 school year Pine Springs is encouraging applicants in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. Contact: Bruce Friend Email: Website:

The Franciscan School 

The Franciscan School  (North Raleigh) Private K-8 Catholic School The Franciscan school provides a Catholic education in the Franciscan tradition. Accepting applications in grades Kindergarten through 8th ​ Contact Name: Principal Mike Watson Contact Email: Website

Cardinal Charter Academy

Cardinal Charter Academy (Cary, NC) K-8 Public Charter School Cardinal Charter Academy is a tuition-free public charter school that has a student-centered learning environment that is project-based and technology-driven, located in the heart of Cary, with easy access to I-40.   Cardinal is encouraging applicants in 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th grade. Apply Now Website

New Spanish Immersion Magnets

Parents looking for Spanish options now have more magnets to choose from. Dillard Drive ES and MS in Southwest Raleigh will now be magnet schools with the theme Center for World Languages & Spanish Immersion.  To see all magnet themes visit Wake County’s magnet schools list.