Top 5 Best Columbus County Public High Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 6 public high schools serving 2,695 students in Columbus County, NC. The top ranked public high schools in Columbus County, NC are Ccca - Fair Bluff /southeastern Campuses, North Whiteville Academy and Whiteville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Columbus County, NC public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 48%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 51% statewide average). High schools in Columbus County have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public high schools.
Columbus County, NC public high school have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is less than the North Carolina average of 86%.
The school with highest graduation rate is South Columbus High School, with 89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public high school average of 49% (majority Black).

Best Columbus County Public High Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ccca - Fair Bluff /southeastern Campuses
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 642-7141
Grades: 9-13
| 316 students
Rank: #22.
North Whiteville Academy
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
310 S Martin Luther King Jr Av
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 914-4161
Grades: 6-12
| 27 students
Rank: #33.
Whiteville High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
413 N Lee Street
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 914-4189
Grades: 9-12
| 705 students
Rank: #44.
West Columbus High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7294 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
(910) 654-6111
Grades: 9-12
| 444 students
Rank: #55.
South Columbus High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
40 Stallion Drive
Tabor City, NC 28463
(910) 653-4073
Grades: 9-12
| 780 students
Rank: #66.
East Columbus High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
32 Gator Lane
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
(910) 646-4094
Grades: 9-12
| 423 students
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Columbus County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Flemington Dr
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
(910) 646-3088
Grades: 6-12
| 37 students
801 W Smith Street
Chadbourn, NC 28431
(910) 654-4300
Grades: 6-8
| 108 students
685 Academy St
Fair Bluff, NC 28439
(910) 642-5168
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Po Box 277
Fair Bluff, NC 28439
(910) 649-7622
Grades: PK-8
| 144 students
11570 Swamp Fox Hwy East
Tabor City, NC 28463
(910) 653-2723
Grades: PK-5
| 125 students
89 School Road
Hallsboro, NC 28442
(910) 646-4192
Grades: 6-8
| 224 students
Po Box 248
Hallsboro, NC 28442
(910) 646-4192
Grades: 5-8
| 379 students
9822 Seven Creeks Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
(910) 642-8301
Grades: 6-10
| 20 students

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