Guilford County Schools School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 125 public schools serving 73,173 students in Guilford County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Guilford County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Guilford County Schools School District are Brown Summit Middle School, Early College At Guilford and Stem Early College @ Nc A&t Su. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Guilford County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Guilford 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Guilford County Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
125 Schools
2,688 Schools
# Students
73,173 Students
1,551,508 Students
# Teachers
4,595 Teachers
99,310 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Guilford County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 305 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 89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NC)
Overall District Rank
#166 out of 305 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Guilford County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Guilford 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)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Guilford 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
89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Guilford 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
0.71
0.68
# American Indian Students
291 Students
20,054 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
4,755 Students
51,696 Students
% Asian Students
7%
4%
# Hispanic Students
11,586 Students
271,088 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
18%
# Black Students
29,848 Students
393,089 Students
% Black Students
41%
25%
# White Students
23,574 Students
749,017 Students
% White Students
32%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
110 Students
2,146 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
3,046 Students
66,064 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,488
18,691
# Students in K Grade:
5,255
115,006
# Students in 1st Grade:
5,109
115,491
# Students in 2nd Grade:
5,241
116,934
# Students in 3rd Grade:
5,526
121,120
# Students in 4th Grade:
5,681
122,769
# Students in 5th Grade:
5,538
123,069
# Students in 6th Grade:
5,398
119,743
# Students in 7th Grade:
5,411
116,908
# Students in 8th Grade:
5,019
110,052
# Students in 9th Grade:
6,304
130,053
# Students in 10th Grade:
5,930
120,963
# Students in 11th Grade:
5,816
114,911
# Students in 12th Grade:
5,457
105,294
# Ungraded Students:
-
504

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,029 is higher than the state median of $9,419. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,383 is higher than the state median of $9,637. The school district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$734 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Guilford County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$760 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Guilford County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,029
$9,419
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Guilford 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,383
$9,637
This chart display average spending per public school student in Guilford 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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Guilford County Schools School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brown Summit Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4720 Nc Highway 150 East
Browns Summit, NC 27214
(336) 656-0432
Grades: 6-8
| 243 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Early College At Guilford
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5608 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 316-2860
Grades: 9-12
| 197 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Stem Early College @ Nc A&t Su
Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
402 Laurel Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336) 370-8580
Grades: 9-12
| 187 students
Rank: #44.
Philip J Weaver Ed Center
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
300 South Spring Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 370-8282
Grades: 9-12
| 307 students
Rank: #55.
Middle College At Gtcc-greensboro
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3505 East Wendover Avenue
Jamestown, NC 27282
(336) 375-2466
Grades: 9-13
| 120 students
Rank: #66.
Uncg Early/middle College
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1408 Walker Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27412
(336) 334-3662
Grades: 9-12
| 205 students
Rank: #77.
Oak Ridge Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2050 Oak Ridge Road
Oak Ridge, NC 27310
(336) 643-8410
Grades: PK-5
| 754 students
Rank: #88.
Northern Guilford Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(3)
3801 Nc Highway 150 East
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 656-4032
Grades: K-5
| 631 students
Rank: #99.
Northwest Guilford High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
5240 Northwest School Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 605-3300
Grades: 9-12
| 2,099 students
Rank: #1010.
Northern Guilford High School
Math: 70% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7101 Spencer Dixon Road
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 643-8449
Grades: 9-12
| 1,365 students
Rank: #1111.
Southwest Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4372 Southwest School Road
High Point, NC 27265
(336) 819-2992
Grades: K-5
| 900 students
Rank: #1212.
Middle College High At Bennett
Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
610 Gorrell Street
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 517-1832
Grades: 9-12
| 105 students
Rank: #1313.
Ep Pearce Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2006 Pleasant Ridge Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 605-5480
Grades: K-5
| 736 students
Rank: #1414.
Summerfield Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7501 Summerfield Road
Summerfield, NC 27358
(336) 643-8444
Grades: K-5
| 643 students
Rank: #1515.
Northwest Guilford Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(4)
5300 Northwest School Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 605-3333
Grades: 6-8
| 1,041 students
Rank: #1616.
Brooks Global Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1215 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 370-8228
Grades: K-5
| 394 students
Rank: #1717.
Middle College At Gtcc-high Point
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
901 South Main Street
High Point, NC 27260
(336) 819-4111
Grades: 9-13
| 128 students
Rank: #1818.
Kernodle Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
3600 Drawbridge Parkway
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 545-3717
Grades: 6-8
| 779 students
Rank: #1919.
Grimsley High School
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
801 Westover Terrace
Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 370-8180
Grades: 9-12
| 1,721 students
Rank: #2020.
Colfax Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9112 West Market Street
Colfax, NC 27235
(336) 275-4332
Grades: PK-5
| 630 students
Rank: #2121.
Gtcc Middle College High School
Magnet School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
(336) 819-2957
Grades: 9-13
| 191 students
Rank: #2222.
Academy At Smith
Magnet School
Math: 80-89% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2225 South Holden Road
Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 316-5866
Grades: 9-12
| 211 students
Rank: #2323.
Sternberger Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
518 North Holden Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 294-7390
Grades: PK-5
| 412 students
Rank: #2424.
Northern Guilford Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
616 Simpson-calhoun Road
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 605-3342
Grades: 6-8
| 858 students
Rank: #2525.
Stokesdale Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8025 Us Highway 158
Stokesdale, NC 27357
(336) 643-8420
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #2626.
Kearns Academy
Magnet School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1710 Mcguinn Dr.
High Point, NC 27265
(336) 885-7905
Grades: 9-12
| 129 students
Rank: #2727.
Millis Road Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4310 Millis Road
Jamestown, NC 27282
(336) 819-2125
Grades: PK-5
| 498 students
Rank: #2828.
Alamance Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3600 Williams Dairy Road
Greensboro, NC 27406
(336) 697-3177
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #2929.
Jesse Wharton Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5813 Lake Brandt Road
Greensboro, NC 27455
(336) 545-3700
Grades: K-5
| 514 students
Rank: #3030.
Morehead Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4630 Tower Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 294-7370
Grades: PK-5
| 621 students
Rank: #3131.
Lincoln Academy
Magnet School
Math: 49% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1016 Lincoln Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 370-3471
Grades: 4-8
| 665 students
Rank: #3232.
Middle College At Nc A&t
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336) 691-0941
Grades: 9-12
| 123 students
Rank: #3333.
Florence Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7605 Florence School Road
High Point, NC 27265
(336) 819-2120
Grades: PK-5
| 716 students
Rank: #3434.
General Greene Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1501 Benjamin Parkway
Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 545-2015
Grades: K-5
| 488 students
Rank: #3535.
Lucy Ragsdale High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
1000 Lucy Ragsdale Drive
Jamestown, NC 27282
(336) 454-7400
Grades: 9-12
| 1,482 students
Show 90 more public schools in Guilford County Schools School District (out of 125 total schools)
Loading...

Recent Articles

Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Common Behavioral Issues in School-Age Children and How Alternative Schools Can Help
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Signs of Sex Abuse at School: What Parents Should Know
Nearly 10% of students will encounter sexual misconduct at school. Make sure you know how to protect your child and recognize the signs of potential sex abuse.
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
Denver Public Schools Buck Trend, Plug School-to-Prison Pipeline
In a district where progressive discipline policies are already the norm, Denver Public Schools seek to limit student exposure to the criminal justice system, rather than criminalize student behavior.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 73,173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.71

Quick Links