Top 3 Best 28202 North Carolina Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,104 students in 28202, NC (there are 2 private schools, serving 652 private students). 63% of all K-12 students in 28202, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in 28202, NC are Irwin Academic Center, First Ward Creative Arts Academy and Metro School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 28202 have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in 28202, NC have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best 28202, NC Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Irwin Academic Center
Magnet School
(Math: 74% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
329 N. Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #22.
First Ward Creative Arts Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
715 N. Caldwell St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5485
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #33.
Metro School
Special Education School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
405 S. Davidson St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5450
Grades: PK-13
| 186 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 28202 North Carolina

28202, North Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
715 North Caldwell St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5427
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
329 North Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Grades: K-5
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 28202, NC?
The top ranked public schools in 28202, NC include Irwin Academic Center, First Ward Creative Arts Academy and Metro School.
How many public schools are located in 28202, NC?
3 public schools are located in 28202, NC.
What percentage of students in 28202, NC go to public school?
63% of all K-12 students in 28202, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in 28202, NC?
28202, NC public schools minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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