Top 10 Best Charlotte Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 178 public schools serving 132,573 students in Charlotte, NC. Charlotte has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Charlotte, NC are Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy, Providence High School and Ardrey Kell High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Charlotte, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Charlotte have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Charlotte, NC Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5225 Seventy-seven Center Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 503-1112
Grades: K-8
| 375 students
Rank: #22.
Providence High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(2)
1800 Pineville-matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(980) 343-5390
Grades: 9-12
| 2,085 students
Rank: #33.
Ardrey Kell High School
Math: 88% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10220 Ardrey Kell Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0860
Grades: 9-12
| 3,178 students
Rank: #44.
Jay M Robinson Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5925 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6944
Grades: 6-8
| 1,181 students
Rank: #55.
Providence Spring Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
10045 Providence Church Ln
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6935
Grades: K-5
| 947 students
Rank: #66.
Charlotte Engineering Early College-uncc
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9000 Robert Snyder Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
(980) 343-9898
Grades: 9-12
| 308 students
Rank: #77.
Irwin Academic Center
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
329 N. Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Grades: K-5
| 425 students
Rank: #88.
Polo Ridge Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11830 Tom Short Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0749
Grades: K-5
| 1,002 students
Rank: #99.
Hawk Ridge Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9201 Bryant Farms Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-5927
Grades: K-5
| 877 students
Rank: #1010.
Mckee Road Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4101 Mckee Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(980) 343-3970
Grades: K-5
| 500 students
Rank: #1111.
Community House Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
9500 Community House Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0689
Grades: 6-8
| 1,830 students
Rank: #1212.
Elon Park Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11425 Ardrey Kell Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-1440
Grades: K-5
| 1,113 students
Rank: #1313.
Piedmont Ib Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(6)
1241 E 10th St
Charlotte, NC 28204
(980) 343-5435
Grades: 6-8
| 1,062 students
Rank: #1414.
Bain Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(2)
11540 Bain School Rd
Charlotte, NC 28227
(980) 343-6915
Grades: K-5
| 931 students
Rank: #1515.
South Charlotte Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
8040 Strawberry Ln
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-3670
Grades: 6-8
| 947 students
Rank: #1616.
Selwyn Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2840 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-5835
Grades: K-5
| 817 students
Rank: #1717.
Myers Park High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2400 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
(980) 343-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 3,156 students
Rank: #1818.
Sharon Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4330 Foxcroft Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-6725
Grades: K-5
| 857 students
Rank: #1919.
Beverly Woods Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6001 Quail Hollow Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(980) 343-3627
Grades: K-5
| 747 students
Rank: #2020.
Olde Providence Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3800 Rea Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
(980) 343-3755
Grades: K-5
| 714 students
Rank: #2121.
Randolph Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4400 Water Oak Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-6700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,133 students
Rank: #2222.
Highland Mill Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3201 Clemson Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-5525
Grades: PK-6
| 294 students
Rank: #2323.
Chantilly Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
701 Briar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-0692
Grades: PK-6
| 351 students
Rank: #2424.
Waddell Language Academy
Magnet School
Math: 68% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7030 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-5815
Grades: K-8
| 1,381 students
Rank: #2525.
Park Road Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 60% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3701 Haven Dr
Charlotte, NC 28209
(980) 343-5830
Grades: PK-6
| 516 students
Rank: #2626.
Dilworth Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
405 E. Park Ave
Charlotte, NC 28203
(980) 343-2240
Grades: K-5
| 672 students
Rank: #2727.
Northwest School Of The Arts
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1415 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-5500
Grades: 6-12
| 1,083 students
Rank: #2828.
Elearning Academy
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
800 Everett Place
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3666
Grades: 9-12
| 226 students
Rank: #2929.
Ballantyne Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15425 Scholastic Dr
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0413
Grades: K-5
| 836 students
Rank: #3030.
Alexander Graham Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1800 Runnymede Ln
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-5810
Grades: 6-8
| 1,465 students
Rank: #3131.
South Mecklenburg High School
Magnet School
Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
8900 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(980) 343-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 3,106 students
Rank: #3232.
Corvian Community School
Charter School
Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9501 David Taylor Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
(704) 717-7550
Grades: K-8
| 825 students
Rank: #3333.
Hawthorne High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1411 Hawthorne Ln
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-6011
Grades: 9-12
| 260 students
Rank: #3434.
Palisades Park Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
15321 York Rd
Charlotte, NC 28278
(980) 343-9895
Grades: K-5
| 737 students
Rank: #3535.
Myers Park Traditional
Magnet School
Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2132 Radcliffe Ave
Charlotte, NC 28207
(980) 343-5522
Grades: K-5
| 678 students
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Charlotte, North Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
No Local Address
Charlotte, NC 28269
(919) 807-3300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
510 South Torrence Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 377-3180
Grades: K-5
| 82 students
8310 Mcalpine Park Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28277
(513) 967-5280
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5500 N Tryon Steet
Charlotte, NC 28213
(704) 597-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
7030 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-6769
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Entrepreneur High School (Closed 2016)
Vocational School
Charter School
5745 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 906-2900
Grades: 9-10
| 112 students
715 North Caldwell St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5427
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-1092
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 339 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-1093
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 325 students
329 North Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
100 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208
(704) 688-2939
Grades: K-12
| 346 students
1900 Newcastle St
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-6067
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
3343 W Griffith St
Charlotte, NC 28203
(980) 343-5832
Grades: 6-8
| 317 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-1473
Grades: 9-12
| 366 students
1817 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3697
Grades: 9
| n/a students
1615 East 5th St
Charlotte, NC 28204
(980) 343-3000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-3800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,864 students
8701 Moores Chapel
Charlotte, NC 28214
(980) 343-6085
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1901 Herbert Spaugh Ln
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6025
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
7020 Tuckaseegee Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
(704) 394-8749
Grades: K-8
| 338 students
538 Bradford Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6000
Grades: K-5
| 397 students

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