Washington County Public Schools

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There are 5 public schools in Washington County, North Carolina, serving 1,845 students.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina state average of 48%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Washington County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • CreswellCreswell Elementary School
    200 South Seventh St
    CreswellNC27928
    (252)797-7474
    195 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Creswell
    Creswell High School
    115 West Middle St
    CreswellNC27928
    (252)797-4766
    148 students | Gr. 7-12
  • PlymouthPines Elementary School
    3177 Us Hwy 64e
    PlymouthNC27962
    (252)793-1137
    602 students | Gr. PK-4
  • Plymouth
    Plymouth High School
    E Main St
    PlymouthNC27962
    (252)793-3031
    460 students | Gr. 9-12
  • RoperWashington County Union Middle School
    37 East Mill Pond Rd
    RoperNC27970
    (252)793-2835
    440 students | Gr. 5-8

County Statistics

About Washington County County Statistics (NC) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 13,187 people 9,242,160 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 16% 24%
Median Household Income $33,326 $41,544
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Did You Know?
Washington County, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.54, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in Washington County is East Metro Integration District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or in the USA.