Top 10 Best Cabarrus County Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 49 public schools serving 39,047 students in Cabarrus County, NC. Cabarrus County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Cabarrus County, NC are Cox Mill Elementary School, Harrisburg Elementary School and Harris Road Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cabarrus County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Cabarrus County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Cabarrus County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Cox Mill Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1450 Cox Mill Road
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 795-6519

    Grades: K-5 | 1,008 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Harrisburg Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3900 Stallings Road
    Harrisburg, NC 28075
    (704) 455-5118

    Grades: K-5 | 1,054 student
  • Rank: #33.
    Harris Road Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1251 Patriot Blvd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 782-2002

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,301 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Hickory Ridge Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    7336 Raging Ridge Rd
    Harrisburg, NC 28075
    (704) 455-1331

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,181 student
  • Rank: #55.
    J N Fries Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    133 Stonecrest Circle Sw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-4140

    Grades: 6-8 | 640 students
  • Rank: #66.
    W R Odell Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1885 Odell School Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 260-6030

    Grades: 3-5 | 798 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Patriots Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1510 Holden Rd Sw
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 455-1882

    Grades: K-5 | 1,049 student
  • Rank: #88.
    Coltrane-webb Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    61 Spring St Nw
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 782-5912

    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Mount Pleasant Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8555 North Drive
    Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
    (704) 436-6534

    Grades: K-5 | 639 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Charles E Boger Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5150 Dove Field Lane
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 788-1600

    Grades: K-5 | 672 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Pitts School Road Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    720 Pitts School Road Sw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-3430

    Grades: K-5 | 828 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Mount Pleasant Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    8325 Hwy 49 N
    Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
    (704) 436-9302

    Grades: 6-8 | 649 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    R Brown Mcallister Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    541 Sunnyside Drive Se
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 788-3165

    Grades: K-5 | 357 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    A T Allen Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3939 Abilene Rd
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 788-2182

    Grades: K-5 | 880 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Weddington Hills Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4401 Weddington Road
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 795-9385

    Grades: K-5 | 1,006 student
  • Rank: #1616.
    Beverly Hills Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    87 Palaside Drive Ne
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 782-0115

    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Cabarrus-kannapolis Early Coll Math: ≤5% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1531 Trinity Church Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 260-0227

    Grades: 9-13 | 235 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Forest Park Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1333 Forest Park Drive
    Kannapolis, NC 28083
    (704) 932-8121

    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Kannapolis Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1911 Concord Lake Road
    Kannapolis, NC 28083
    (704) 273-5310

    Grades: K-7 | 521 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Carl A Furr Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 53% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2725 Clover Road
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 812 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Northwest Cabarrus Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5140 Nw Cabarrus Drive
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-4135

    Grades: 6-8 | 891 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Harold E. Winkler Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    4501 Weddington Rd Nw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 786-2000

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,007 student
  • Rank: #2323.
    Cox Mill High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1355 Cox Mill Rd
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-6700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,783 student
  • Rank: #2424.
    Carolina International School Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    9545 Poplar Tent Road
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 455-3847

    Grades: K-12 | 916 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Hickory Ridge High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7321 Raging Ridge Road
    Harrisburg, NC 28075
    (704) 454-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,735 student
  • Rank: #2626.
    Bethel Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2425 Midland Road
    Midland, NC 28107
    (704) 888-5811

    Grades: K-5 | 574 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    C C Griffin Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7650 Griffin's Gate Drive
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 455-4700

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,046 student
  • Rank: #2828.
    Wolf Meadow Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Wolf Meadow Drive Sw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 786-9173

    Grades: K-5 | 597 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Mount Pleasant High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    700 Walker Road
    Mount Pleasant, NC 28124
    (704) 436-9321

    Grades: 9-12 | 893 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Northwest Cabarrus High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5130 Nw Cabarrus Drive
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-4111

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,328 student
  • Rank: #3131.
    Shady Brook Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    903 Rogers Lake Road
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 933-2434

    Grades: K-5 | 360 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Fred L Wilson Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1401 Pine Street
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 932-8656

    Grades: K-5 | 353 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Kannapolis Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1445 Oakwood Avenue
    Kannapolis, NC 28081
    (704) 932-4102

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,198 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Central Cabarrus High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    505 Hwy 49 S
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 786-0125

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,694 student
  • Rank: #3535.
    Winecoff Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    375 Winecoff Sch Road
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 782-4322

    Grades: PK-5 | 818 students
  • Show 14 more public schools in Cabarrus County, NC (out of 49 total schools)
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