Top 10 Best Edgecombe County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 21 public schools serving 8,514 students in Edgecombe County, NC (there are 2 private schools, serving 81 private students). 99% of all K-12 students in Edgecombe County, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Edgecombe County, NC are Edgecombe Early College High School, G W Carver Elementary School and North East Carolina Prep. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Edgecombe County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 50% statewide average). Schools in Edgecombe County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Edgecombe County (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Edgecombe Early College High School
(Math: ≥80% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2009 West Wilson St
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-5166
Grades: 9-13
| 160 students
Rank: #22.
G W Carver Elementary School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 East Hamlet Street
Pinetops, NC 27864
(252) 827-2116
Grades: PK-5
| 572 students
Rank: #33.
North East Carolina Prep
Charter School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
274 Husky Trail
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 641-0464
Grades: PK-12
| 891 students
Rank: #44.
South Edgecombe Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
230 Pinetops-crisp Road
Pinetops, NC 27864
(252) 827-5083
Grades: 6-8
| 374 students
Rank: #55.
North Edgecombe High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 30-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7589 Nc 33-nw
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-3562
Grades: 9-12
| 217 students
Rank: #66.
Red Oak Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3170 Red Oak-battleboro Road
Battleboro, NC 27809
(252) 462-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 837 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Coker-wimberly Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1619 Nc 97 West
Battleboro, NC 27809
(252) 823-4446
Grades: PK-5
| 236 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
M B Hubbard Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7921 Red Oak Battleboro Road
Battleboro, NC 27809
(252) 451-8515
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Southwest Edgecombe High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5912 Nc 43 North
Pinetops, NC 27864
(252) 827-5016
Grades: 9-12
| 757 students
Rank: #1010.
West Edgecombe Middle School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6301 Nobles Mill Pond Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 446-2030
Grades: 6-8
| 330 students
Rank: #1111.
Phillips Middle School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4371 Battleboro-leggett Road
Battleboro, NC 27809
(252) 446-2031
Grades: 6-8
| 124 students
Rank: #1212.
Princeville Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
306 Walston Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-4718
Grades: PK-5
| 242 students
Rank: #1313.
Martin Millennium Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E Johnston St
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 641-5710
Grades: K-8
| 600 students
Rank: #1414.
Tarboro High School
(Math: 20-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Howard Avenue
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-4284
Grades: 9-12
| 519 students
Rank: #1515.
Stocks Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Hope Lodge Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-2632
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #1616.
G W Bulluck Elementary School
(Math: 23% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3090 Bulluck School Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 985-3456
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #1717.
Baskerville Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Stokes Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 451-2880
Grades: K-5
| 306 students
Rank: #1818.
D S Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
600 North Fairview Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 451-2895
Grades: 3-5
| 380 students
Rank: #1919.
J W Parker Middle School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 East Virginia Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 937-9060
Grades: 6-8
| 292 students
Rank: n/an/a
Edge Academy
710 Panola St
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 641-2600
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
720 N Fairview Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 462-2005
Grades: K-2
| 274 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Edgecombe County, NC

Edgecombe County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Fairview Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 985-4320
Grades: PK-K
| 308 students
226 Coleman Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 451-2885
Grades: K-5
| 275 students
1731 Roberson School Rd
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 641-6838
Grades: 6-12
| 32 students
Po Box 370
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 823-0450
Grades: PK-5
| 150 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Edgecombe County, NC?
The top ranked public schools in Edgecombe County, NC include Edgecombe Early College High School, G W Carver Elementary School and North East Carolina Prep.
How many public schools are located in Edgecombe County, NC?
21 public schools are located in Edgecombe County, NC.
What percentage of students in Edgecombe County, NC go to public school?
99% of all K-12 students in Edgecombe County, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Edgecombe County, NC?
Edgecombe County, NC public schools minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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