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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 25 public schools in Craven County, NC, serving 13,895 students.
  • Craven County, NC public school have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Craven County have an average ranking in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Craven County, NC are W Jesse Gurganus Elementary School, Creekside Elementary School and Graham A Barden Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top Craven County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Albert H Bangert Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3712 Canterbury Road
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-6415

    Grades: K-5 | 432 students
  • Arthur W Edwards Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 30%
    200 Education Lane
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5140

    Grades: K-5 | 622 students
  • Ben D Quinn Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Top 50%
    4275 M L King Jr Boulevard
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-6420

    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
  • Bridgeton Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Top 50%
    230 Branch Canal Road
    New Bern, NC 28560
    (252)514-6425

    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
  • Brinson Memorial Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    319 Neuse Forest Avenue
    New Bern, NC 28560
    (252)514-6431

    Grades: K-5 | 692 students
  • Craven Early College High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    800 College Court
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)637-5706

    Grades: 9-13 | 181 students
  • Creekside Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2790 Landscape Drive
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-4360

    Grades: K-5 | 538 students
  • Early College East High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank: Top 50%
    104 Middle School Lane
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5194

    Grades: 9-13 | 163 students
  • Graham A Barden Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    200 Cedar Drive
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5100

    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
  • Grover C Fields Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2000 M L King Jr Boulevard
    New Bern, NC 28560
    (252)514-6438

    Grades: 6-8 | 556 students
  • H J Macdonald Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3127 Elizabeth Avenue
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-6450

    Grades: 6-8 | 813 students
  • Havelock Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    201 Cunningham Boulevard
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5106

    Grades: K-5 | 351 students
  • Havelock High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    101 Webb Boulevard
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5112

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,077 student
  • Havelock Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    102 Middle School Lane
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5125

    Grades: 6-8 | 381 students
  • J T Barber Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1700 Cobb Street
    New Bern, NC 28560
    (252)514-6460

    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
  • James W Smith Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 30%
    150 Koonce Town Road
    Cove City, NC 28523
    (252)514-6466

    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
  • New Bern High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4200 Academic Drive
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-6400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,710 student
  • Oaks Road Elementary School Math: 28% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2811 Oaks Road
    New Bern, NC 28560
    (252)514-6475

    Grades: K-5 | 421 students
  • Roger R Bell Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    804 Fontana Boulevard
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5133

    Grades: K-5 | 364 students
  • Trent Park Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2500 Educational Drive
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-6481

    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
  • Tucker Creek Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 20%
    200 Sermons Boulevard
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-7200

    Grades: 6-8 | 492 students
  • Vanceboro-farm Life Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2000 Farm Life Avenue
    Vanceboro, NC 28586
    (252)244-3215

    Grades: PK-5 | 630 students
  • W Jesse Gurganus Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank: Top 5%
    535 Hwy 70 W
    Havelock, NC 28532
    (252)444-5150

    Grades: K-5 | 384 students
  • West Craven High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2600 Streets Ferry Road
    Vanceboro, NC 28586
    (252)244-3200

    Grades: 9-12 | 981 students
  • West Craven Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    515 Nw Craven Mid School Road
    New Bern, NC 28562
    (252)514-6488

    Grades: 6-8 | 751 students
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