Top North Carolina Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch

Approximately 52% of public school students in North Carolina are eligible for free lunch (2021-22).
The public schools with the highest eligible for free lunch are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest percentage of students eligible for free lunch in North Carolina is A L Brown High School with 100% of students eligible.

Public Schools Eligible For Free Lunch in North Carolina (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
A L Brown High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
415 E 1st Street
Kannapolis, NC 28083
(704) 932-6125
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Albemarle Road Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
6900 Democracy Dr
Charlotte, NC 28212
(980) 343-6420
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Allen Middle School
Math: 14% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
1108 Glendale Drive
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 294-7325
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Anson Co. Early College High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-13
177 Ledbetter Street
Polkton, NC 28135
(704) 272-5396
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Anson Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
832 Us Hwy 52 N
Wadesboro, NC 28170
(704) 694-3945
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Bearfield Primary
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-3
145 Hertford Co High School Rd
Ahoskie, NC 27910
(252) 209-6140
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Bertie Early College High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-13
819 Governors Road
Windsor, NC 27983
(252) 794-2150
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Bethesda Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
2009 S Miami Boulevard
Durham, NC 27703
(919) 560-3904
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Bill Hefner Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
7059 Calamar Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910) 860-7058
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Blue Ridge Early College
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 7-13
95 Bobcat Dr
Cashiers, NC 28717
(828) 743-2646
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Briarwood Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
1001 Wilann Dr
Charlotte, NC 28215
(980) 343-6475
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Broadview Middle School
Math: 11% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
2229 Broadview Drive
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6195
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Bruns Academy
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-8
501 S. Bruns Ave
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-5495
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Ccca - Fair Bluff /southeastern Campuses
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-13
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 642-7141
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Center For Innovative Learning
Alternative School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-12
3144 Webb School Rd
Oxford, NC 27565
(919) 690-2300
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: K-5
P.o. Box 134
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 554-5020
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-12
P.o. Box 134
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 554-5030
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Cliffdale Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
6450 Cliffdale Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 864-3442
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Columbia High School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 30-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-13
902 Main St
Columbia, NC 27925
(252) 796-8161
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Contentnea-savannah School
Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-8
3400 Ferrell Road
Kinston, NC 28501
(252) 527-8591
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Coulwood Stem Academy
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
500 Kentberry Dr
Charlotte, NC 28214
(980) 343-6090
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
David D Jones Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
502 South Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 370-8230
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Duplin Early College High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-13
212 James Sprunt Dr
Kenansville, NC 28349
(910) 296-1136
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
E E Smith High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-12
1800 Seabrook Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 483-0153
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
East Forsyth Middle School
Math: 18% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
810 Bagley Drive
Kernersville, NC 27284
(336) 703-6765
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-1
947 Hudnell Street
Washington, NC 27889
(252) 946-1611
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Eastern Guilford Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
435 Peeden Drive
Gibsonville, NC 27249
(336) 449-4255
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Eastway Middle School
Math: 22% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 6-8
1501 Norland Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-6410
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Ellenboro Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
813 Piney Mountain Church Rd
Ellenboro, NC 28040
(828) 453-8185
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Forest Park Elementary School
Math: 12% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
2019 Milford Street
Winston Salem, NC 27107
(336) 703-4291
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
G W Bulluck Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
3090 Bulluck School Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 985-3456
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Gardner Park Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
738 Armstrong Park Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 866-6082
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Gibson Elementary School
Math: 23% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
2020 Walker Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 703-4212
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Greene Early College High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: 9-13
818 Highway 91
Snow Hill, NC 28580
(252) 747-9044
Rank: #1 - 1201. - 120.
Hall-woodward Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Eligible for Free Lunch: 100%
Grades: PK-5
125 Nicholson Road
Winston Salem, NC 27107
(336) 703-4238
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