Cumberland County Schools School District

2465 Gillespie Street
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(District boundaries shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Cumberland 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 34 public preschools serving 15,213 students in Cumberland County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Cumberland County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
89 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
48,858 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
3,488 Teachers
32,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Cumberland 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 increased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#203 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Cumberland County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Cumberland 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.
48%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Cumberland 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.
62%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Cumberland 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 Cumberland County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.70
0.72
# American Indian Students
696 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
946 Students
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
2%
4%
# Hispanic Students
7,461 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
22%
# Black Students
22,221 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
46%
25%
# White Students
12,849 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
26%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
255 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
4,432 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
743
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
3,719
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,503
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,778
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,641
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,563
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,757
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,667
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,753
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,874
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
4,732
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,726
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,540
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,862
379
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,398 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,903 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$508 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Cumberland 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
$533 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Cumberland 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
$10,398
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Cumberland 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
$10,903
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Cumberland 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 Cumberland County Schools School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Eastover-central Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5174 Dunn Road
Fayetteville, NC 28312
(910) 483-8997
Grades: PK-5
| 342 students
Rank: #22.
District No 7 Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5721 Smithfield Road
Wade, NC 28395
(910) 483-0001
Grades: PK-5
| 215 students
Rank: #33.
Armstrong Elementary School
(Math: 58% | Reading: 60%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3395 Dunn Road
Fayetteville, NC 28312
(910) 483-2425
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #44.
Gray's Creek Elementary School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2964 School Rd
Hope Mills, NC 28348
(910) 483-3352
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #55.
Gallberry Farm Elementary School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8019 Byerly Drive
Hope Mills, NC 28348
(910) 424-1490
Grades: PK-5
| 888 students
Rank: #66.
Rockfish Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5763 Rockfish Road
Hope Mills, NC 28348
(910) 424-5313
Grades: PK-5
| 662 students
Rank: #77.
New Century International Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7465 Century Circle
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 487-2340
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #88.
E E Miller Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1361 Rim Road
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910) 868-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 587 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Cumberland Road Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 Cumberland Road
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 485-7171
Grades: PK-5
| 309 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Warrenwood Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4618 Rosehill Road
Fayetteville, NC 28311
(910) 488-6609
Grades: PK-5
| 345 students
Rank: #1111.
Sherwood Park Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2115 Hope Mills Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 424-4797
Grades: PK-5
| 310 students
Rank: #1212.
Alderman Road Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2860 Alderman Road
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 321-0398
Grades: PK-5
| 650 students
Rank: #1313.
Bill Hefner Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7059 Calamar Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910) 860-7058
Grades: PK-5
| 617 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
J W Seabrook Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4619 Nc Hwy 210 South
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 323-2930
Grades: PK-5
| 254 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Ponderosa Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Bonanza Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 864-0148
Grades: PK-5
| 382 students
Rank: #1616.
Lake Rim Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1455 Hoke Loop Road
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910) 867-1133
Grades: PK-5
| 639 students
Rank: #1717.
Mary Mcarthur Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3809 Village Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 424-2206
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #1818.
Cumberland Mills Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2576 Hope Mills Road
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 424-4536
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #1919.
Lucile Souders Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
128 Hillview Avenue
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 488-6705
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #2020.
J W Coon Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
905 Hope Mills Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 425-6141
Grades: PK-5
| 181 students
Rank: #2121.
Brentwood Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1115 Bingham Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 864-5310
Grades: PK-5
| 484 students
Rank: #2222.
William H Owen Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4533 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 425-6163
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #2323.
C Wayne Collier Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3522 Sturbridge Drive
Hope Mills, NC 28348
(910) 424-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #2424.
Loyd E Auman Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6882 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 868-8153
Grades: PK-5
| 495 students
Rank: #2525.
Benjamin J Martin Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
430 N Reilly Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(910) 864-4843
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
Montclair Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
555 Glensford Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28314
(910) 868-5124
Grades: PK-5
| 399 students
Rank: #26 - 2726. - 27.
William T Brown Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2522 Andrews Church Road
Spring Lake, NC 28390
(910) 497-1258
Grades: PK-5
| 304 students
Rank: #2828.
Ed V Baldwin Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4441 Legion Road
Hope Mills, NC 28348
(910) 424-0145
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Cliffdale Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6450 Cliffdale Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 864-3442
Grades: PK-5
| 607 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Elizabeth M Cashwell Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2970 Legion Road
Fayetteville, NC 28306
(910) 424-2312
Grades: PK-5
| 567 students
Rank: #3131.
Westarea Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
941 Country Club Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 488-1705
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #3232.
Margaret Willis Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1412 Belvedere Avenue
Fayetteville, NC 28305
(910) 484-9064
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: n/an/a
2915 Skycrest Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
(910) 484-9031
Grades: PK-2
| 189 students
Rank: n/an/a
Stedman Primary
155 E First Street
Stedman, NC 28391
(910) 484-6954
Grades: PK-1
| 149 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 89 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 48,858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • : 62% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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