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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 17 public schools in Hickory, NC, serving 9,335 students.
  • Hickory, NC public school have an average math proficiency score of 46% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Hickory have an average ranking in the top 30% of North Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Hickory, NC are Mountain View Elementary School, Oakwood Elementary School and Ray Childers Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less 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 Hickory, NC Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Challenger Early College High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2550 Hwy 70 Se
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)485-2980

    Grades: 9-12 | 411 students
  • Clyde Campbell Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2121 35th Avenue Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2769

    Grades: K-6 | 551 students
  • Grandview Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    451 Catawba Valley Boulevard
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)328-2289

    Grades: 6-8 | 443 students
  • Harry M Arndt Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3350 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9545

    Grades: 7-8 | 646 students
  • Hickory Career Arts Magnet High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    409 8th Avenue Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)328-6738

    Grades: 6-12 | 158 students
  • Hickory High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 47%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1234 3rd Street Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)322-5860

    Grades: 9-13 | 1,066 student
  • Longview Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Top 50%
    737 12th Street Sw
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)485-0975

    Grades: 3-5 | 358 students
  • Mountain View Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 62%
    Rank: Top 10%
    5911 Dwayne Starnes Road
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)294-2020

    Grades: PK-6 | 757 students
  • Northview Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    302 28th Avenue Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)327-6300

    Grades: 6-8 | 547 students
  • Oakwood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 20%
    366 4th Street Nw
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)322-1340

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Ray Childers Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1183 Cape Hickory Road
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)324-1340

    Grades: PK-5 | 457 students
  • Saint Stephens High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3205 34th Street Drive Ne
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-9841

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,251 student
  • Snow Creek Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 30%
    3238 Snow Creek Rd
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2335

    Grades: PK-6 | 581 students
  • Southwest Primary
    1580 32nd Street Sw
    Hickory, NC 28602
    (828)324-8884

    Grades: PK-2 | 364 students
  • Viewmont Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Top 50%
    21 16th Avenue Nw
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)324-7049

    Grades: PK-5 | 512 students
  • W M Jenkins Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3750 N Center Street
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)327-3491

    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
  • Webb A Murray Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    3901 Section House Road
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828)256-2196

    Grades: PK-6 | 453 students
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