Top 5 Best 28217 North Carolina Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 4,179 students in 28217, NC (there are 4 private schools, serving 188 private students). 96% of all K-12 students in 28217, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in 28217, NC are Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy, South Of International Languages and Unity Classical Charter. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 28217 have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in 28217, NC have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best 28217, NC Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy
Charter School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5225 Seventy-seven Center Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 503-1112
Grades: K-8
| 394 students
Rank: #22.
South Of International Languages
Magnet School
(Math: 69% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8300 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-5815
Grades: K-8
| 1,226 students
Rank: #33.
Unity Classical Charter
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1929 W Arrowood Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 202-5899
Grades: K-6
| 359 students
Rank: #44.
Charlotte Lab School
Charter School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3325 S Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 464-3830
Grades: K-10
| 977 students
Rank: #55.
Steele Creek Preparatory Academy
Charter School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Shopton Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 243-5580
Grades: K-8
| 514 students
Rank: #66.
Nations Ford Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 15%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7050 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-5838
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 28217 North Carolina

28217, North Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
756 Tyvola Road, Suite 744
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-3066
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
7030 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-6769
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 28217, NC?
The top ranked public schools in 28217, NC include Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy, South Of International Languages and Unity Classical Charter.
How many public schools are located in 28217, NC?
6 public schools are located in 28217, NC.
What percentage of students in 28217, NC go to public school?
96% of all K-12 students in 28217, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in 28217, NC?
28217, NC public schools minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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