Our School


Middle Creek High School opened in the fall of 2002 and is one  of 28 high schools in the Wake County Public School System,  which has been recognized as one of the most progressive  school systems in the country. Currently, MCHS is on a  traditional calendar and provides educational opportunities for  students in the southwestern area of Wake County. Our school  offers a comprehensive curriculum on a 4×4 block schedule.  Middle Creek cooperates with the North Carolina Virtual Public  School to provide dual enrollment opportunities for students  who take elective courses not offered on the high school  campus. We are also located four miles from Wake Technical  Community College, enhancing opportunities for dual  enrollment for college credit. Additionally, Middle Creek offers  two Career Academies, the Digital Media Academy and the  Engineering and Design Academy, in addition to the AP  Capstone Program. 

Middle Creek High School is a member of the North Carolina  High School Athletic Association and is classified as a 4-A high  school. The Mustangs compete in men and women’s: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, track, tennis, lacrosse, and  swimming. Other sports include baseball, cheerleading,  football, gymnastics, softball, volleyball, stunt, and wrestling.  Middle Creek also offers students in the Fine and Performing  Arts, holding a fall play and spring musical each year in addition  to many wonderful arts performances and showcases.  

The students of Class of 2020 earned over $6.9 million in  scholarships. The most recent testing data for Middle Creek  High School shows an SAT average of 1160 and an ACT  composite of 20.1. Of the Class of 2020, 64% attended a 4 year  college or university, 28% attended a 2 year or community  college, and 8% joined the armed services or entered the workforce.

Due to COVID-19, students were given the option of reporting  their final grades as a numeric average or as a PC-19/WC-19 for  the Spring of 2020.


The student transcript reports both the weighted and  unweighted cumulative grade point average. Class rank is based  on the weighted cumulative grade point average. Beginning in  2018-19, the WCPSS began designating the following senior  honors in lieu of naming a Valedictorian or Salutatorian: • Students with a 3.75 – 3.99 weighted grade point average  shall receive the distinction of cum laude. 

  • Students with a 4.0 – 4.249 weighted grade point average  shall receive the distinction of magna cum laude. 

• Students with a 4.25 or higher weighted grade point  average shall receive the distinction of summa cum laude.


MCHS offers AP Seminar, AP Research, Studio Art (2D), Music  Theory, Biology, Calculus AB and BC Computer Science A, Computer Science Principles, English Language and  Composition, English Literature and Composition, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Human Geography, Physics, Psychology,  Spanish Language, Statistics, US Govt. and Politics, and US  History. In 2020, 75% of students taking AP exams scored 3+. 


Silver Medal High School by US News & World Report 2020  ▪ Top 6% of High Schools in America by Newsweek 2012 ▪ Student Services Department recognized as a model program by the American School Counselor Association (RAMP) ▪ 2017 accreditation by AdvancED