Edgecombe County Public Schools School District

2311 North Main Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Edgecombe County Public 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 11 public elementary schools serving 3,777 students in Edgecombe County Public Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Edgecombe County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 28% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 30% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
15 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
5,430 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
372 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Edgecombe County Public 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 77% has decreased from 81% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#287 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Edgecombe County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Edgecombe County Public 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.
30%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Edgecombe County Public 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.
77%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Edgecombe County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.70
# American Indian Students
8 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
668 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
20%
# Black Students
3,120 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
57%
25%
# White Students
1,428 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
26%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
232 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
120
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
373
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
385
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
361
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
405
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
410
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
401
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
416
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
454
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
452
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
560
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
399
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
379
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
315
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,977 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,383 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$71 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Edgecombe County Public 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 (20-21)
$67 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Edgecombe County Public 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 (20-21)
$12,977
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Edgecombe County Public 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 (20-21)
$12,383
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Edgecombe County Public 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 Edgecombe County Public Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
W A Pattillo Middle School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
501 East Ave
Pleasant Hill, NC 27866
(252) 823-3812
Grades: 6-8
| 300 students
Rank: n/an/a
Edge Academy
710 Panola St
Tarboro, NC 27886
(252) 641-2600
Grades: K-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 5,430 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • : 77% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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