Top 10 Best Cabarrus County Public High Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public high schools serving 13,099 students in Cabarrus County, NC. The top ranked public high schools in Cabarrus County, NC are Cabarrus-kannapolis Early Coll, Cox Mill High School and Carolina International School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Cabarrus County, NC public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 6% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 15%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Cabarrus County have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public high schools.
Cabarrus County, NC public high school have a Graduation Rate of 89%, which is more than the North Carolina average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Cox Mill High School, with 96% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public high school average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Cabarrus County Public High Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    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: #22.
    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: #33.
    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: #44.
    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: #55.
    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: #66.
    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: #77.
    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: #88.
    Jay M Robinson High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Pitts School Road Sw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 788-4500

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,309 student
  • Rank: #99.
    Concord High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    481 Burrage Road Ne
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 260-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,276 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Performance Learning Center Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    133 Stonecrest Circle Sw
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 795-7074

    Grades: 6-12 | 109 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    A L Brown High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    415 E 1st Street
    Kannapolis, NC 28083
    (704) 932-6125

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,637 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Cabarrus County Opportunity School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    120 Marsh Avenue Nw
    Concord, NC 28025
    (704) 793-1736

    Grades: 6-12 | 60 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Cabarrus Early College Of Technology Reading: 70-79%
    670 Concord Parkway North
    Concord, NC 28027
    (704) 260-6750

    Grades: 9-10 | 124 students
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