So here you are. You have made your choice to move to North
Carolina, specifically to the Greater Research Triangle area.
Good choice! Many people have decided that living here will
provide the very best lifestyle available, including buying a
home in Morrisville, landing the best employment and even
finding the best schools and/or or higher education. Thousands
of people have made the decision to relocate to the Research
Triangle, just like you. A newcomer will find why the Greater
Research Triangle has ranked as one of the best regions in North
Carolina to live or work, to buy the best real estate, to start
a business, to raise a family, or even to retire.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN MORRISVILLE
Exploring life in Morrisville is a good decision, and here are
fun things to know:
off and on again
- The town was officially chartered in 1875 but was
disincorporated in 1933. Eventually the town charter was
restored in 1947
- On April 13, 1865, Federal cavalry under the command of Gen.
Judson Kilpatrick skirmished with the retreating Confederate
armies at the then-named Morrisville Station.
MORRISVILLE'S GOOD LIFE<
It has become almost routine for Morrisville to be praised as a
wonderful place to live. Residents' testimonials, articles and
various organizations bestow glowing reviews and accolades about
living here. With these superlatives publicized for so long, the
Research Triangle area's fame as a great place to live has been
a magnet attracting people, like you, to explore and relocate.
This sense of the Morrisville good life is expressed on the
website of the Morrisville
Chamber of Commerce:
"Morrisville, North Carolina is centrally located in the
Triangle, maintains a smart population, and is poised to become
one of the best places to live and work in the next twenty
years. In 1990 the community was primarily business, and in
recent years we have grown in to a better match with an
increased number of residential units. This works out perfectly
for the estimated 35,000-day timers who choose to live and work
in this community. Morrisville, NC is in Wake County, which has
continually received accolades for being a great area with low
crime rates, mild winters, and a vibrant economy."<
WHY MOVE TO MORRISVILLE?
Morrisville and her neighboring communities share several common
benefits. The first great reason to live in the Greater Research
Triangle is a wonderful climate. Spring and summer are filled
with a bouquet of blossoms that flood the visual and olfactory
senses. Parks and beautiful homes treat citizens and visitors
alike with colors as if from the palette of a great landscape
painter. The fall blazes with glorious colors so awesome that it
almost takes your breath away. The winters are mild, and every
now and then, the students get a day off for a light snow. It
rarely gets below freezing. How could anyone not like the
weather and climate in Morrisville, North Carolina?
The second reason to live in Morrisville is that it is a great
place to buy a home.
Morrisville real estate is affordable. Newcomers can choose
between well-established homes for sale or new homes in
outstanding new home communities. You can choose a lot and build
a custom home. Simply select a homebuilder from the many in
Greater Research Triangle. A qualified REALTOR, real estate
agent, mortgage broker or loan officer can assist in the home
purchase process and can guide you through the process of
finding and buying real estate in Morrisville.
Schools are another reason Greater Research Triangle is a
wonderful place to live.
Oh yeah - families especially love the schools in Morrisville.
In fact, some of the best schools in Greater Research Triangle
are found in Morrisville. The Wake County Public School System,
frequently cited for several outstanding programs, services
Morrisville. Morrisville schools are considered safe places for
EDUCATION IN MORRISVILLE
To better help you select the best schools in Morrisville, North
Carolina, read what the Wake County Public School System says on
"WCPSS is North Carolina's largest school district. In recent
years, Wake County's school population has grown by thousands of
new students each year. As a result, WCPSS is constantly opening
new schools and it has had a direct impact on where many
children attend school. In the past, student assignment was a
aimed at filling new schools, reducing crowding at existing
schools, minimizing bus rides and promoting diversity goals.
This year for the first time, the Board of Education approved a
three-year assignment plan for 2009-2012. By using better
technology to predict growth and information from our school
construction program, this new plan will provide families with
more advanced notice of school assignments for their students.
"WCPSS offers a wide variety of magnet school programs offering
innovative approaches to learning (Creative Arts and Sciences,
Gifted and Talented, Active Learning & Technology, International
Baccalaureate, Leadership, Montessori, Museums, and Year-Round
programs, for example). Entry into these programs is by lottery.
You should familiarize yourself with the available programs to
determine if there's one particularly suited to your child."
Wake County Public School System
PUBLIC SCHOOLS WITH A MORRISVILLE ADDRESS<
Elementary Schools in Morrisville:
Cedar Fork Elementary School
Morrisville Elementary School
Middle Schools in Morrisville:
Served by Wake County Public School System, but none with a
High Schools in Morrisville:
Served by Wake County Public School System, but none with a
CHARTER SCHOOLS IN NORTH CAROLINA
North Carolina charter schools are independent public schools
that exist to offer Morrisville students, parents and educators
choices in teaching, learning methods and environments. An
emphasis is placed on innovation and accountability with
improved student achievement the common goal.
There are now nearly 5,000 public charter schools in 39 states
and the District of Columbia, educating more than 1.6 million
public charter school students. North Carolina public charter
schools are intended to improve North Carolina's traditional
public school system.
Any Morrisville charter school, while independently operated,
must meet four requirements, like any other North Carolina
*Tuition-free and open to every student who wishes to enroll;
*Non-sectarian, and do not discriminate on any basis;
*Publicly funded by local, state and federal tax dollars like
other public Schools;
*Held accountable to state and federal academic standards.
LIST OF CHARTER SCHOOLS IN MORRISVILLE:
Sterling Montessori Academy, grades K-8
PRIVATE SCHOOLS WITH A MORRISVILLE ADDRESS
Private schools, also known as independent schools or non-state
schools, are not administered by Morrisville, North Carolina, or
the Federal government; thus, they retain the right to select
their students and are funded in whole or in part by charging
their students tuition, rather than relying on public funding.
Morrisville students can get a scholarship into a private
school, which makes the cost cheaper, depending on a talent the
student may have, such as a sport scholarship, art scholarship,
List of Private Schools in Morrisville:
There are no private schools with a Morrisville address
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES IN AND NEAR MORRISVILLE
Higher education in the Greater Research Triangle region is
another great reason to live in Morrisville, North Carolina. The
local colleges and universities contribute more than just
classrooms, by also bringing the best in sports and cultural
offerings to the Research Triangle communities at large. If your
life calls for upper level learning, choose from the following
list of universities, colleges and community colleges:
Durham Technical Community College
Johnston Community College
North Carolina Central University
North Carolina State University
William Peace University
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
St. Augustine’s College
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Vance-Granville Community College
Wake Technical Community College
COMPLETE SCHOOL DIRECTORY
New Movers provides a full listing of the all schools in the
Greater Research Triangle region, including the best public
schools, the best private schools and the best charter schools.
Review each school's website, enrollment figures and phone
numbers. The hard to find test scores and school safety data are
included, too. All Research Triangle school systems' data is
listed, including direct comparisons.
You may find a potential new home that meets all your desires
except one – the schools serving your new home do not meet your
expectations. No worries,
the attendance zone of any Morrisville public school, or by
desired distance from your potential new Morrisville home.
TIPS FROM YOUR NEW NEIGHBORS IN MORRISVILLE
Whether you are relocating to Morrisville, or moving across
town, New Movers provides articles, advice and guidance from
area businesses, organizations and professionals. Your new
Research Triangle neighbors are organized by the specific stage
of your new move. Read more about Morrisville new homes;
Morrisville real estate; Morrisville apartments; Morrisville
storage and mortgages for Morrisville homes.
So, whether you are just exploring relocating, or you have
definitely decided to make Morrisville, North Carolina your new
home here, congratulations.