Top 10 Best Burlington Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 9,506 students in Burlington, NC (there are 5 private schools, serving 1,639 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in Burlington, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Burlington, NC are Walter M Williams High School, Clover Garden and Marvin B Smith Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Burlington, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 24% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Burlington have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Burlington, NC Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Walter M Williams High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1307 S Church Street
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6161
Grades: 9-12
| 1,198 students
Rank: #22.
Clover Garden
Charter School
Math: 55% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2454 Altamahaw Union Ridge Roa
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 586-9440
Grades: K-12
| 654 students
Rank: #33.
Marvin B Smith Elementary School
Math: 44% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2235 Delaney Drive
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6140
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #44.
Edwin M Holt Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4751 S Nc 62
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6420
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #55.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3720 Bonnar Bridge Parkway
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 538-8700
Grades: K-5
| 608 students
Rank: #66.
Turrentine Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1710 Edgewood Avenue
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6150
Grades: 6-8
| 955 students
Rank: #77.
Pleasant Grove Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2847 Pleasant Grv Sch Road
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 421-3701
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #88.
Hugh M Cummings High School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 N Mebane Street
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6100
Grades: 9-12
| 931 students
Rank: #99.
R Homer Andrews Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2630 Buckingham Road
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6170
Grades: PK-5
| 496 students
Rank: #1010.
Eastlawn Elementary School
Math: 13% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
502 N Graham Hopedale Road
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6180
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #1111.
Broadview Middle School
Math: 12% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2229 Broadview Drive
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6195
Grades: 6-8
| 833 students
Rank: #1212.
Grove Park Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 22%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
141 Trail One
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6115
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #1313.
Hillcrest Elementary School
Math: 11% | Reading: 21%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1714 W Davis Street
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6120
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #1414.
Harvey R Newlin Elementary School
Math: 9% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
316 Carden Street
Burlington, NC 27215
(336) 570-6125
Grades: PK-5
| 554 students
Rank: n/an/a
612 Apple Street
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6060
Grades: K-12
| 479 students
Rank: n/an/a
Career And Technical Education Center
Vocational School
2550 Buckingham Road
Burlington, NC 27217
(336) 570-6092
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Burlington, NC?
The top ranked public schools in Burlington, NC include Walter M Williams High School, Clover Garden and Marvin B Smith Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Burlington, NC?
16 public schools are located in Burlington, NC.
What percentage of students in Burlington, NC go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in Burlington, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Burlington, NC?
Burlington, NC public schools minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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