Top 10 Best 28540 North Carolina Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 8,654 students in 28540, NC.
The top ranked public schools in 28540, NC are New Bridge Middle School, Parkwood Elementary School and Jacksonville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 28540 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 28540, NC have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best 28540, 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
| 485 students
Rank: #22.
Parkwood Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Northwoods Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-6711
Grades: K-5
| 539 students
Rank: #33.
Jacksonville High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1021 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 989-2048
Grades: 9-12
| 1,289 students
Rank: #44.
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
| 653 students
Rank: #55.
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
| 652 students
Rank: #66.
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
| 703 students
Rank: #77.
Southwest Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-0900
Grades: PK-5
| 862 students
Rank: #88.
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
| 628 students
Rank: #99.
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
| 777 students
Rank: #1010.
Southwest Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Furia Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 562 students
Rank: #1111.
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
| 455 students
Rank: #1212.
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
| 459 students
Rank: #1313.
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
| 421 students
Rank: #1414.
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
| 169 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in 28540 North Carolina

28540, 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

Recent Articles

Tutoring & Supplemental Education: The Pros and Cons
Tutoring & Supplemental Education: The Pros and Cons
We look at the pros and cons of personal tutors, learning centers and other types of supplemental education.
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
What Public School Students Should Expect After COVID-19
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the financial impact of COVID-19 on public schools and what to expect in the future. We’ll talk about the effects of budget cuts and other challenges affecting the public school system for the remainder of this school year and into the next.
Miami-Dade Teachers to Receive Mental Health Training
Miami-Dade Teachers to Receive Mental Health Training
In response to the Sandy Hook tragedy, Miami-Dade Schools will now be offering mandatory mental health training to faculty and staff inside the district schools.