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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 16 top blue ribbon public high schools in North Carolina, serving 7,693 students.
  • These schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence, Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is more than the state average of 16:1.

Top North Carolina Blue Ribbon Public High Schools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Greensboro The Academy at Smith
    2225 South Holden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27407
    (336)316-5866

    211 students
    Year: 2012
  • Supply Brunswick County Early College High School
    50 College Road Ne
    Supply, NC 28462
    (910)754-8565

    319 students
    Year: 2017
  • Hudson Caldwell Early College High School
    2859 Hickory Blvd Sw
    Hudson, NC 28638
    (828)759-4636

    379 students
    Year: 2014
  • Monroe Central Academy Of Technology & Arts
    600 Brewer Dr
    Monroe, NC 28112
    (704)296-3088

    793 students
    Year: 2016
  • Greensboro Early College At Guilford High School
    5608 West Friendly Avenue
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336)316-2860

    200 students
    Year: 2016
  • Snow Hill Greene Early College High School
    818 Highway 91
    Snow Hill, NC 28580
    (252)747-9044

    137 students
    Year: 2013
  • Clyde Haywood Early College High School
    185 Freedlander Drive
    Clyde, NC 28721
    (828)565-4000

    149 students
    Year: 2018
  • Gastonia Highland School Of Technology Magnet School
    1600 N Morris Street
    Gastonia, NC 28052
    (704)810-8816

    550 students
    Year: 2017
  • Greensboro Middle College High @ Nc A&t
    1601 East Market Street
    Greensboro, NC 27411
    (336)691-0941

    112 students
    Year: 2013
  • Greensboro Middle College High At Bennett
    610 Gorrell Street
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336)517-1832

    105 students
    Year: 2012
  • Mount Airy Mount Airy High School
    1011 N South St
    Mount Airy, NC 27030
    (336)789-5147

    542 students
    Year: 2011
  • Charlotte Providence High School
    1800 Pineville-matthews Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28270
    (980)343-5390

    1994 students
    Year: 2003
  • Raleigh Raleigh Charter High School Charter School
    1307 Glenwood Avenue
    Raleigh, NC 27605
    (919)715-1155

    561 students
    Year: 2014
  • Spindale Rutherford Early College High School
    286 Icc Loop Road
    Spindale, NC 28160
    (828)395-4190

    171 students
    Year: 2013
  • Hickory Saint Stephens High School
    3205 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9841

    1280 students
    Year: 2003
  • Greensboro Stem Early College @ Nc A&t Su High School Magnet School
    402 Laurel Street
    Greensboro, NC 27411
    (336)370-8580

    190 students
    Year: 2018
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