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For the 2021 school year, there are 83 public schools serving 48,797 students in Greensboro, NC. Greensboro has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Greensboro, NC are Greensboro Academy, Northern Guilford Elementary School and Northwest Guilford Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Greensboro, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Greensboro have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Greensboro, NC Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Greensboro Academy Charter School
    Math: 86% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4049 Battleground Ave
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 286-8404

    Grades: K-8 | 756 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Northern Guilford Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3801 Nc Highway 150 East
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336) 656-4032

    Grades: K-5 | 631 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Northwest Guilford Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    5300 Northwest School Road
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    (336) 605-3333

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,041 student
  • Rank: #44.
    Brooks Global Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1215 Westover Terrace
    Greensboro, NC 27408
    (336) 370-8228

    Grades: K-5 | 394 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Ep Pearce Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2006 Pleasant Ridge Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 605-5480

    Grades: K-5 | 736 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Kernodle Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3600 Drawbridge Parkway
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 545-3717

    Grades: 6-8 | 779 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Sternberger Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    518 North Holden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 294-7390

    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Northern Guilford Middle School Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    616 Simpson-calhoun Road
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336) 605-3342

    Grades: 6-8 | 858 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Cornerstone Charter Academy-cfa Charter School
    Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7800 Airport Center Drive
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    (336) 482-3855

    Grades: K-11 | 1,071 student
  • Rank: #1010.
    Lincoln Academy Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1016 Lincoln Street
    Greensboro, NC 27401
    (336) 370-3471

    Grades: 4-8 | 665 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    General Greene Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 62% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1501 Benjamin Parkway
    Greensboro, NC 27408
    (336) 545-2015

    Grades: K-5 | 488 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Jesse Wharton Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5813 Lake Brandt Road
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336) 545-3700

    Grades: K-5 | 514 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Morehead Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4630 Tower Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 294-7370

    Grades: PK-5 | 621 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Claxton Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3720 Pinetop Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 545-2010

    Grades: K-5 | 600 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Alamance Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3600 Williams Dairy Road
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 697-3177

    Grades: PK-5 | 542 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    David D Jones Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    502 South Street
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 370-8230

    Grades: PK-5 | 720 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    John Van Lindley Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2700 Camden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27403
    (336) 294-7360

    Grades: PK-5 | 506 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Southern Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    5720 Drake Road
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 674-4325

    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Kiser Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    716 Benjamin Parkway
    Greensboro, NC 27408
    (336) 370-8240

    Grades: 6-8 | 867 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Erwin Montessori Magnet School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3012 East Bessemer Aveune
    Greensboro, NC 27405
    (336) 370-8151

    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Triad Math And Science Academy Charter School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 Creek Ridge Rd
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 621-0061

    Grades: K-12 | 1,243 student
  • Rank: #2222.
    Southeast Guilford Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4825 Woody Mill Road
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 674-4280

    Grades: 6-8 | 945 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Early College At Guilford Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5608 West Friendly Avenue
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 316-2860

    Grades: 9-12 | 197 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Stem Early College @ Nc A&t Su Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    402 Laurel Street
    Greensboro, NC 27411
    (336) 370-8580

    Grades: 9-12 | 187 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Philip J Weaver Ed Center Magnet School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    300 South Spring Street
    Greensboro, NC 27401
    (336) 370-8282

    Grades: 9-12 | 307 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Jefferson Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1400 New Garden Road
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 316-5870

    Grades: PK-5 | 690 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Middle College High At Bennett Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    610 Gorrell Street
    Greensboro, NC 27406
    (336) 517-1832

    Grades: 9-12 | 105 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Uncg Early/middle College Math: ≤10% | Reading: 60-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1408 Walker Avenue
    Greensboro, NC 27412
    (336) 334-3662

    Grades: 9-12 | 205 students
  • Rank: #2929.
    Guilford Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    920 Stage Coach Trail
    Greensboro, NC 27410
    (336) 316-5844

    Grades: PK-5 | 548 students
  • Rank: #3030.
    Mendenhall Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    205 Willoughby Boulevard
    Greensboro, NC 27408
    (336) 545-2000

    Grades: 6-8 | 709 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Northwest Guilford High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5240 Northwest School Road
    Greensboro, NC 27409
    (336) 605-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,099 students
  • Rank: #31-3231.- 32.
    Piedmont Classical High School Charter School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1401 Lees Chapel Rd
    Greensboro, NC 27405
    (336) 701-2271

    Grades: 9-12 | 413 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Northern Guilford High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7101 Spencer Dixon Road
    Greensboro, NC 27455
    (336) 643-8449

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,365 student
  • Rank: #3434.
    Middle College At Nc A&t Math: ≤20% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1601 East Market Street
    Greensboro, NC 27411
    (336) 691-0941

    Grades: 9-12 | 123 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Grimsley High School Magnet School
    Math: ≤1% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 Westover Terrace
    Greensboro, NC 27408
    (336) 370-8180

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,721 student
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