Davidson County Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 17,950 students in Davidson County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Davidson County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 48% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Davidson County Schools School District are Davidson Early College, Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy and Northwest Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Davidson County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Davidson County Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
36 Schools
2,732 Schools
# Students
17,950 Students
1,512,613 Students
# Teachers
1,136 Teachers
100,059 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Davidson County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 301 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NC)
Overall District Rank
#104 out of 305 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Davidson County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Davidson 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Davidson 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
86%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Davidson County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.69
# American Indian Students
48 Students
17,986 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
236 Students
57,139 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
1,942 Students
290,273 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
19%
# Black Students
678 Students
378,759 Students
% Black Students
4%
25%
# White Students
14,360 Students
693,668 Students
% White Students
80%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
2,089 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
693 Students
74,509 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
143
18,137
# Students in K Grade:
1,119
102,333
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,264
111,859
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,232
111,520
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,277
112,220
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,264
112,912
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,277
115,427
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,432
120,073
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,462
122,437
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,480
123,152
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,590
128,677
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,551
120,701
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,451
106,656
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,408
106,509
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,293 in this school district is less than the state median of $9,518. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,627 is less than the state median of $9,805. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$167 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Davidson County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$173 MM
$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Davidson County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,293
$9,518
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Davidson County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,627
$9,805
This chart display average spending per public school student in Davidson County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Davidson County Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Davidson Early College
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
297 Dccc Road
Lexington, NC 27293
(336) 242-5686
Grades: 9-13
| 134 students
Rank: #22.
Yadkin Valley Regional Career Academy
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2065 E. Holly Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-5820
Grades: 9-13
| 164 students
Rank: #33.
Northwest Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
400 Northwest Elementary Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 764-0360
Grades: PK-5
| 508 students
Rank: #44.
Friendship Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1490 Friendship-ledford Road
Winston Salem, NC 27107
(336) 231-8744
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #55.
Wallburg Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
205 Motsinger Road
Winston Salem, NC 27107
(336) 769-2921
Grades: PK-5
| 723 students
Rank: #66.
North Davidson Middle School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
333 Critcher Drive
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 731-2331
Grades: 6-8
| 701 students
Rank: #77.
Oak Grove Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1771 Hoy Long Road
Winston Salem, NC 27107
(336) 474-8250
Grades: 6-8
| 734 students
Rank: #88.
Ledford Senior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
140 Jesse Green Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 769-9671
Grades: 9-12
| 889 students
Rank: #99.
Oak Grove High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3507 Midway School Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27107
(336) 474-8280
Grades: 9-12
| 961 students
Rank: #1010.
Friedberg Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1131 Friedberg Church Road
Winston Salem, NC 27127
(336) 764-2059
Grades: PK-5
| 434 students
Rank: #1111.
East Davidson High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1408 Lake Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 476-4814
Grades: 9-12
| 803 students
Rank: #1212.
Ledford Middle School
Math: 49% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3954 N Nc Hwy 109
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 476-4816
Grades: 6-8
| 655 students
Rank: #1313.
North Davidson High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7227 Old Us Hwy 52
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 731-8431
Grades: 9-12
| 918 students
Rank: #1414.
Brier Creek Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
175 Watford Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 474-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 205 students
Rank: #1515.
Midway Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
318 Midway School Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 764-0064
Grades: PK-5
| 482 students
Rank: #1616.
Central Davidson High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2747 Nc Hwy 47
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 357-2920
Grades: 9-12
| 922 students
Rank: #1717.
Davis-townsend Elementary School
Math: 48% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
975 Heath Church Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 249-9880
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #1818.
Hasty Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
325 Hasty School Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 475-1924
Grades: PK-5
| 457 students
Rank: #1919.
Reeds Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
791 South Nc Hwy 150
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-5620
Grades: PK-5
| 278 students
Rank: #2020.
Central Davidson Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2591 Nc Hwy 47
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 357-2310
Grades: 6-8
| 744 students
Rank: #2121.
Tyro Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2946 Michael Road
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 853-7795
Grades: 6-8
| 637 students
Rank: #2222.
Denton Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
305 W Salisbury Street
Denton, NC 27239
(336) 242-5708
Grades: PK-5
| 366 students
Rank: #2323.
E Lawson Brown Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1140 Kendall Mill Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 475-8845
Grades: 6-8
| 605 students
Rank: #2424.
Welcome Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5701 Old Hwy 52
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 731-3361
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
Rank: #2525.
West Davidson High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Dragon Drive
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 853-8082
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Rank: #2626.
Tyro Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Cow Palace Rd
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-5760
Grades: PK-5
| 355 students
Rank: #2727.
Churchland Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7571 S Nc Hwy 150
Lexington, NC 27295
(336) 242-5690
Grades: PK-5
| 397 students
Rank: #2828.
South Davidson Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
14954 S Nc Hwy 109
Denton, NC 27239
(336) 242-5705
Grades: 6-8
| 281 students
Rank: #2929.
Silver Valley Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
11161 East Old Hwy 64
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 472-1576
Grades: PK-5
| 217 students
Rank: #3030.
Pilot Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
145 Pilot School Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 472-7965
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #3131.
South Davidson High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
14956 South Nc Hwy 109
Denton, NC 27239
(336) 242-5700
Grades: 9-12
| 370 students
Rank: #3232.
Southmont Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
398 Owen Rd
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students
Rank: #3333.
Southwood Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5850 Nc Hwy 8
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 357-2777
Grades: PK-5
| 592 students
Rank: #3434.
Davidson County High School
Alternative School
Math: 11-19% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2061 E Holly Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1459
Grades: 9-12
| 58 students
Rank: #3535.
Fair Grove Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
217 Cedar Lodge Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
(336) 472-7020
Grades: PK-5
| 502 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Davidson County Schools
  • 250 County School Road, Lexington, NC, 27292
  • (336) 249-8181
  • davidson.k12.nc.us
  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 17,950 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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