Craven County Schools School District

3600 Trent Road
New Bern, NC 28562-2224
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Craven County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public high schools serving 3,993 students in Craven County Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in North Carolina.
Public High Schools in Craven County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Public High School in Craven County School School District have a Graduation Rate of 81%, which is less than the North Carolina average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Craven Early College High School, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
26 Schools
738 Schools
# Students
12,612 Students
539,647 Students
# Teachers
812 Teachers
32,877 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Craven County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 85% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#158 out of 325 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Craven County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Craven County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
51%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Craven County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
64%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Craven County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Craven County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.68
# American Indian Students
25 Students
5,866 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
593 Students
18,660 Students
% Asian Students
5%
3%
# Hispanic Students
1,621 Students
100,068 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
19%
# Black Students
3,314 Students
133,085 Students
% Black Students
26%
25%
# White Students
6,031 Students
256,757 Students
% White Students
48%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
48 Students
713 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,034 Students
26,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
196
543
# Students in K Grade:
921
5,886
# Students in 1st Grade:
951
5,830
# Students in 2nd Grade:
956
6,059
# Students in 3rd Grade:
905
6,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
945
6,315
# Students in 5th Grade:
923
6,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
969
10,258
# Students in 7th Grade:
945
11,024
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,003
10,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,250
142,946
# Students in 10th Grade:
988
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
897
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
763
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,276 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,885 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$142 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Craven County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$137 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Craven County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,276
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Craven County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,885
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Craven County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Craven County Schools School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Craven Early College High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
800 College Court
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 637-5706
Grades: 9-13
| 197 students
Rank: #22.
Havelock High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
101 Webb Boulevard
Havelock, NC 28532
(252) 444-5112
Grades: 9-12
| 1,017 students
Rank: #33.
Early College East High School
(Math: <50% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
104 Middle School Lane
Havelock, NC 28532
(252) 444-5194
Grades: 9-13
| 187 students
Rank: #44.
Craven Virtual Academy
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3600 Trent Rd
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 514-6300
Grades: 3-12
| 175 students
Rank: #55.
New Bern High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4200 Academic Drive
New Bern, NC 28562
(252) 514-6400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,565 students
Rank: #66.
West Craven High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Streets Ferry Road
Vanceboro, NC 28586
(252) 244-3200
Grades: 9-12
| 852 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 26 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 12,612 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • : 64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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