Top 10 Best Jacksonville Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 17,207 students in Jacksonville, NC. Jacksonville has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Jacksonville, NC are New Bridge Middle School, Carolina Forest Elementary School and Parkwood Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jacksonville, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Jacksonville have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Best Jacksonville, NC Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
New Bridge Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(4)
401 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 346-5144
Grades: 6-8
| 426 students
Rank: #22.
Carolina Forest Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
141 Carolina Forest Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 346-1778
Grades: K-5
| 562 students
Rank: #33.
Parkwood Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Northwoods Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-6711
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #44.
Northside High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
365 Commons Drive South
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 455-4868
Grades: 9-12
| 952 students
Rank: #55.
Jacksonville High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1021 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 989-2048
Grades: 9-12
| 1,110 students
Rank: #66.
White Oak High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1001 Piney Green Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 455-1541
Grades: 9-12
| 938 students
Rank: #77.
Summersill Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
250 Summersill School Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2672
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #88.
Bell Fork Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Bell Fork Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-4459
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #99.
Meadow View Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1026 Fire Tower Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 478-3522
Grades: K-5
| 523 students
Rank: #1010.
Southwest Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-0900
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #1111.
Northwoods Park Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
904 Sioux Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1202
Grades: 6-8
| 508 students
Rank: #1212.
Jacksonville Commons Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Commons Drive South
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 346-6888
Grades: 6-8
| 767 students
Rank: #1313.
Morton Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
485 Old 30 Road
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-0930
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #1414.
Southwest High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1420 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-4888
Grades: 9-12
| 620 students
Rank: #1515.
Stateside Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
132 Stateside Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 478-3460
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #1616.
Jacksonville Commons Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1121 Commons Drive North
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 347-1056
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #1717.
Southwest Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Furia Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 434 students
Rank: #1818.
Northwoods Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
617 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-2808
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
Rank: #1919.
Hunters Creek Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4040 Hunters Trail
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-2147
Grades: 6-8
| 677 students
Rank: #2020.
Blue Creek Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1717
Grades: K-5
| 355 students
Rank: #2121.
Clyde Erwin Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
323 New River Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1261
Grades: K-5
| 228 students
Rank: #2222.
Hunters Creek Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Hunters Trail
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-4443
Grades: PK-5
| 465 students
Rank: #2323.
Z.e.c.a. School Of Arts And Technology
Charter School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1249 Hargett Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 219-8603
Grades: K-8
| 157 students
Rank: n/an/a
Onslow Early College
Reading: ≥90%
444 Western Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 938-6702
Grades: 9-12
| 204 students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Broadhurst Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2211
Grades: K-12
| 4,695 students
Rank: n/an/a
200 Broadhurst Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2211
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jacksonville, North Carolina

Jacksonville, North Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
D1500 Curtis Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 449-0601
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
440 College St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 346-6222
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students

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