​Children in school are in close contact with a large number of other children. It is easier for young children to get communicable illnesses and these illnesses are easily spread when children are in close contact with each other. Good sanitation is important to ensure a place that is as safe and healthy as possible. Schools are inspected once a year.
Check out the latest sanitation score of a school.

NC School Rules

Buying, Building, Remodeling a School?

You must have a permit to operate, build or remodel a school. Permits do not transfer from owner to owner. Save time and money – contact Wake County Plan Review Section before you buy, build or remodel to find out what the requirements are.


If you have a concern about something you see, speak to the director or administrator directly. This is the best way to deal with a problem. If you still have concerns, you may also call us at 919-856-7400 to file a complaint.

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