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Message from Head of School

Dr. Brittany Ray
It is my pleasure to introduce you to Southern Wake Academy (SWA). SWA is one of the most sought-after tuition-free, public charter schools for middle and high school grades in Wake County. SWA is a family-oriented inviting community, and we strive to blend the excitement of learning with achievement in both school life and the community. Southern Wake offers a comprehensive independent school experience with a focus on academic excellence, perseverance, respect, integrity, determination, and empathy as defined in our Mission Statement. 
Our students are held to high standards and supported by experienced teachers. Together, we create an environment where students embrace challenges and celebrate success. Our welcoming school community understands the importance of communication and partnership between all stakeholders. We welcome you to our illustrious community.
Sincerely yours,

Head of School
Dr. Brittany M. Ray