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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 24 top blue ribbon public preschools in North Carolina, serving 10,080 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 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the state average of 16:1.

Top North Carolina Blue Ribbon Public Preschools (2018-19)

  • School Location Students Year
  • Charlotte Beverly Woods Elementary School
    6001 Quail Hollow Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28210
    (980)343-3627

    787 students
    Year: 2015
  • Fort Bragg Bowley Elementary School
    3445 Randolph St., Bldg 1-3479
    Fort Bragg, NC 28307
    (910)907-0202

    345 students
    Year: 2015
  • Cary Briarcliff Elementary School
    1220 Pond St
    Cary, NC 27511
    (919)460-3443

    574 students
    Year: 2014
  • Chocowinity Chocowinity Primary
    606 Gray Road
    Chocowinity, NC 27817
    (252)946-3881

    534 students
    Year: 2015
  • Autryville Clement Elementary School
    3220 Maxwell Rd
    Autryville, NC 28318
    (910)567-2112

    408 students
    Year: 2018
  • Wade District No 7 Elementary School
    5721 Smithfield Road
    Wade, NC 28395
    (910)483-0001

    253 students
    Year: 2007
  • Kings Mountain East Elementary School
    600 Cleveland Avenue
    Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (704)476-8356

    256 students
    Year: 2008
  • Fayetteville Eastover-central Elementary School
    5174 Dunn Road
    Fayetteville, NC 28312
    (910)483-8997

    423 students
    Year: 2018
  • Iron Station Iron Station Elementary School
    4207 Hwy 27 E
    Iron Station, NC 28080
    (704)736-4292

    459 students
    Year: 2008
  • Shelby Jefferson Elementary School
    1166 Wyke Road
    Shelby, NC 28150
    (704)476-8390

    382 students
    Year: 2008
  • Laurel Hill Laurel Hill Elementary School
    11340 Old Wire Road
    Laurel Hill, NC 28351
    (910)462-2111

    528 students
    Year: 2006
  • Winston Salem North Hills Elementary School
    340 Alspaugh Drive
    Winston Salem, NC 27105
    (336)703-4176

    513 students
    Year: 2004
  • Charlotte Park Road Montessori Magnet School
    3701 Haven Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28209
    (980)343-5830

    517 students
    Year: 2012
  • Rutherford College Rutherford College Elementary School
    170 Honeycutt Drive
    Rutherford College, NC 28671
    (828)879-8870

    228 students
    Year: 2005
  • Saluda Saluda Elementary School
    214 E Main Street
    Saluda, NC 28773
    (828)749-5571

    181 students
    Year: 2012
  • High Point Shadybrook Elementary School
    503 Shadybrook Rd
    High Point, NC 27265
    (336)819-2950

    475 students
    Year: 2004
  • Monroe Shiloh Elementary School
    5210 Rogers Rd
    Monroe, NC 28110
    (704)296-3035

    548 students
    Year: 2013
  • Pinnacle Shoals Elementary School
    1800 Shoals Road
    Pinnacle, NC 27043
    (336)325-2518

    277 students
    Year: 2014
  • Mill Spring Sunny View Elementary School
    86 Sunny View School Road
    Mill Spring, NC 28756
    (828)625-4530

    139 students
    Year: 2004
  • Laurinburg Sycamore Lane Elementary School
    2100 Sycamore Lane
    Laurinburg, NC 28352
    (910)277-4364

    548 students
    Year: 2003
  • Tryon Tryon Elementary School
    100 School Place
    Tryon, NC 28782
    (828)859-6584

    425 students
    Year: 2007
  • Gastonia W A Bess Elementary School
    4340 Beaty Road
    Gastonia, NC 28056
    (704)866-6075

    592 students
    Year: 2006
  • Fayetteville Walker Spivey Elementary School
    500 Fisher Street
    Fayetteville, NC 28301
    (910)483-5656

    358 students
    Year: 2012
  • Kings Mountain West Elementary School
    500 W Mountain Street
    Kings Mountain, NC 28086
    (704)476-8345

    330 students
    Year: 2014
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