Areas We Serve: Clayton, NC

Wake Christian Academy is one of North Carolina’s most respected private schools. Serving Raleigh and nearby communities, we have remained a leader in Christ-centered education for more than 50 years. Our K-12 program blends academic excellence and Biblical principles, emphasizing the preeminence of Christ in life and learning. Additionally, we offer a broad range of extracurricular activities for students to develop their talents while learning values like teamwork and dedication.

At Wake Christian Academy, we believe strong education involves partnering, providing and proclaiming. We partner with each student’s family to provide a quality Christian education and proclaim the Gospel on a daily basis. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to equipping students will the skills and knowledge to impact the world.

While located in Raleigh, we serve students and families across Wake and Johnston Counties, including Clayton, Garner, Apex and Holly Springs.

Wake Christian Academy is proudly accredited by the following distinguished organizations:

  • AdvancED
  • North Carolina Christian School Association (NCCSA)
  • American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
  • North American Christian School Accrediting Agency (NACSAA)
  • National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA)
  • Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS)

Kindergarten/Elementary School

Wake Christian Academy’s kindergarten and elementary school program strives to instill a love for learning in the early years. We focus on academic, social, emotional and spiritual development, ensuring kindergartners and elementary school students have a strong foundation in place for the future.

Middle School

Wake Christian Academy’s middle school program seeks to guide and support students as they navigate a period of significant growth. It is our primary goal to help them grow in their relationship with Christ while exploring various academic programs and activities on campus. Our middle school program is known for an atmosphere of mutual love and respect.

High School

Wake Christian Academy’s high school program equips students for college and beyond. The rigorous coursework gives high schoolers a tremendous head start, regardless of their next step. Our teachers understand that students have very important decisions ahead and serve as a support system for them throughout the years.

About Clayton, NC

The town of Clayton, NC, is located in Johnston County. Some parts of the town extend into Wake County towards Raleigh. Over the past several years, Clayton has seen significant growth. It is known for excellent parks and quaint tree-lined streets as well as its cultural resources. Many families choose to live in Clayton because of its close proximity to the city of Raleigh.

With many reputable schools in the area, find out what sets Wake Christian apart from the crowd here.

Directions to Wake Christian Academy

Wake Christian Academy is located at 5500 Wake Academy Dr, Raleigh, NC.

From Clayton, take US-70 Business West for about 11.5 miles. Make a left onto Mechanical Blvd. You’ll only travel 0.2 miles before making another left onto US-41 S Fayetteville Rd. Travel 1.7 miles and then turn right onto Wake Academy Dr.

Visit WCA

If you are looking for a private school near Clayton, NC, consider Wake Christian Academy for an unparalleled Christ-centered education for students K-12.

We welcome prospective students and families to visit our school. To schedule a tour, please contact our Admissions Coordinator at (919) 334-0994 or email

You may also submit an online request form to have a member of our admissions team contact you directly.

We can’t wait to see you on campus!

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