East Wake High School

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East Wake High School
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5101 Rolesville Road
Wendell, North Carolina 27591
United States
Former names Vaiden Whitley High School
School type Public, high school
Motto Warrior Pride!
Founded 1965
School district Wake County Public School System
Superintendent Del Burns, Ed.D
Grades 9-12
Enrollment approx. 1500
Classes offered Arts, Engineering Systems, Health Sciences, Integrated Technology
Schedule Block, 4-period
Hours in school day Monday-Friday, 7:25am-2:18pm
Color(s)           Blue and gold
Athletics East Wake High School Athletics
Mascot Warriors
Yearbook The Shield
Programs AP, CTE, NCFE, STEM

East Wake High School (formerly known as Vaiden Whitley High School) is located in Wendell, North Carolina, United States. It is part of the Wake County Public School System. The school was subdivided into four separate smaller schools, but was unified into one large high school starting in the 2015-2016 school year. [1]

The school's football team went to the playoffs for the first time in eight years in 2014. They also had an undefeated home record that year.


Principal - Stacey Alston

  • Assistant Principal - Jennifer Newby
  • Assistant Principal - Jennifer A. Carnes
  • Assistant Principal - Gregory Wade
  • Assistant Principal - James Fitzgerald[2]

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Coordinates: 35°48′51″N 78°25′27″W / 35.8142°N 78.4243°W / 35.8142; -78.4243