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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 30 public schools in Harnett County, NC, serving 20,930 students.
  • Harnett County, NC public school have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Harnett County have an average ranking in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Harnett County, NC are Lafayette Elementary School, Anderson Creek Academy and Buies Creek Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top Harnett County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Anderson Creek Academy Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4940 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910)814-9001

    Grades: K-5 | 245 students
  • Anderson Creek Primary
    914 Anderson Creek Sch Rd
    Bunnlevel, NC 28323
    (910)893-4523

    Grades: PK-2 | 620 students
  • Angier Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    130 E Mciver St
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919)639-2635

    Grades: 3-5 | 428 students
  • Benhaven Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2815 Olivia Road
    Olivia, NC 28368
    (919)499-4811

    Grades: PK-5 | 554 students
  • Boone Trail Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1425 Adcock Road
    Mamers, NC 27552
    (910)893-4013

    Grades: PK-5 | 992 students
  • Buies Creek Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Top 50%
    340 Main Street
    Buies Creek, NC 27506
    (910)893-3505

    Grades: K-5 | 288 students
  • Coats Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    585 Brick Mill Road
    Coats, NC 27521
    (910)897-8353

    Grades: PK-5 | 681 students
  • Coats-erwin Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2833 Nc Hwy 55e
    Dunn, NC 28334
    (910)230-0300

    Grades: 6-8 | 632 students
  • Dunn Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1301 Meadowlark Road
    Dunn, NC 28334
    (910)892-1016

    Grades: 6-8 | 355 students
  • Erwin Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Top 50%
    301 S 10th St
    Erwin, NC 28339
    (910)897-7178

    Grades: 3-5 | 281 students
  • Gentry Primary
    114 Porter Drive
    Erwin, NC 28339
    (910)897-5711

    Grades: K-2 | 279 students
  • Harnett Central High School Math: 40% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2911 Harnett Central Rd
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919)639-6161

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,537 student
  • Harnett Central Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2529 Harnett Central Rd
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919)639-6000

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,152 student
  • Harnett Early College (hcec)
    660 E Johnson St
    Dunn, NC 28334
    (910)814-8924

    Grades: 9-13 | 54 students
  • Harnett Primary Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 W Harnett St
    Dunn, NC 28334
    (910)892-0126

    Grades: PK-3 | 567 students
  • Highland Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1915 Buffalo Lake Road
    Sanford, NC 27330
    (919)499-2200

    Grades: K-5 | 1,105 student
  • Highland Middle School Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    345 Highland School Rd
    Sanford, NC 27332
    (919)498-3331

    Grades: 6-8 | 900 students
  • Johnsonville Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 31%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    18495 Nc Hwy 27 West
    Cameron, NC 28326
    (919)499-4912

    Grades: PK-5 | 562 students
  • Lafayette Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    108 Lafayette Sch Rd
    Kipling, NC 27543
    (919)552-4353

    Grades: K-5 | 660 students
  • Lillington-shawtown Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    855 Old Us 421
    Lillington, NC 27546
    (910)893-3483

    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
  • North Harnett Primary
    282 N Harnett School Rd
    Angier, NC 27501
    (919)639-4480

    Grades: PK-2 | 432 students
  • Overhills Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2626 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910)436-3545

    Grades: PK-5 | 954 students
  • Overhills High School Math: 24% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2495 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910)436-1436

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,826 student
  • Overhills Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2711 Ray Road
    Spring Lake, NC 28390
    (910)436-0009

    Grades: 6-8 | 745 students
  • South Harnett Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8335 Nc 210 South
    Bunnlevel, NC 28323
    (910)893-9153

    Grades: 3-5 | 508 students
  • Star Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    900 11th Street
    Lillington, NC 27546
    (910)893-4072

    Grades: 6-12 | 70 students
  • Triton High School Math: 33% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    215 Maynard Lake Road
    Erwin, NC 28339
    (910)897-8121

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,333 student
  • Wayne Avenue Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    910 W Harnett St
    Dunn, NC 28334
    (910)892-1059

    Grades: 4-5 | 270 students
  • Western Harnett High School Math: 29% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10637 Nc Hwy 27 West
    Lillington, NC 27546
    (919)499-5113

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,462 student
  • Western Harnett Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 45%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    11135 Nc Hwy 27 West
    Lillington, NC 27546
    (919)499-4497

    Grades: 6-8 | 730 students
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