Wake Early College of Health and Sciences

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Wake Early College of Health and Sciences
Address
2901 Holston Lane
Wake Technical Community College HS and North campuses
Raleigh, North Carolina
United States
Information
School type Public, magnet, secondary
Religious affiliation(s) none
Founded 2006
Category Health and Science
Principal Lisa Cummings
Number of students 265
Hours in school day 7:25 a.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Feeder to Wake Technical Community College
Information (919) 212-5800
Degrees High school diploma, Associate's degree, a variety of certifications
Website

Wake Early College of Health and Sciences High School (more commonly known as Wake Early College or WECHS) is a small high school program (grades 9–13, with up to one year of post-secondary education) located on two Wake Tech sites: the Health Sciences Campus and the North Campus, both in Raleigh, North Carolina. The school provides five years of education in which students can receive a high school diploma, and up to an Associate of Arts, Science, or Applied Sciences degree. The school has an enrollment of roughly 265 students as of the 2011–2012 school year.[1] Although it is a public magnet high school under the Wake County Public School System, it serves no base population and also functions as a part of Wake Tech.

This school is one of four early college high schools in Wake County.[2] The others are Wake NC State University STEM Early College High School, Wake Young Men's Leadership Academy, and Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy (the latter two schools also serve middle school students).

The school posted the eighth highest average SAT score in the Raleigh Durham area: 1650, with 83.3% of students taking the test.[3]

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