Top 10 Best Mecklenburg County Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 217 public schools serving 164,637 students in Mecklenburg County, NC (there are 101 private schools, serving 18,389 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Mecklenburg County, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Mecklenburg County, NC are Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy, Char Eng Early College-uncc and Ardrey Kell High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Mecklenburg County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Mecklenburg County have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Mecklenburg County Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy
Charter School
(Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
5225 Seventy-seven Center Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 503-1112
Grades: K-8
| 394 students
Rank: #22.
Char Eng Early College-uncc
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9000 Robert Snyder Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
(980) 343-9898
Grades: 9-13
| 269 students
Rank: #33.
Ardrey Kell High School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10220 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0860
Grades: 9-12
| 3,494 students
Rank: #44.
Providence High School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1800 Pineville-matthews Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(980) 343-5390
Grades: 9-12
| 2,025 students
Rank: #55.
Charlotte Teacher Early College
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9000 Robert D. Snyder Rd
Charlotte, NC 28262
(980) 343-9898
Grades: 9-13
| 174 students
Rank: #66.
Polo Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11830 Tom Short Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0749
Grades: K-5
| 572 students
Rank: #77.
William Amos Hough High School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12420 Bailey Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
(980) 344-0514
Grades: 9-12
| 2,470 students
Rank: #88.
Providence Spring Elementary School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 81%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10045 Providence Church Ln
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6935
Grades: K-5
| 578 students
Rank: #99.
Lake Norman Charter
Charter School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
12435 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 948-8600
Grades: K-12
| 2,209 students
Rank: #1010.
Jay M. Robinson Middle School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5925 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6944
Grades: 6-8
| 1,262 students
Rank: #1111.
Myers Park High School
Magnet School
(Math: 81% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2400 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
(980) 343-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 3,539 students
Rank: #1212.
Rea Farms Steam Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11532 Golf Links Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0723
Grades: K-8
| 961 students
Rank: #1313.
Olde Providence Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 76%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3800 Rea Rd
Charlotte, NC 28226
(980) 343-3755
Grades: K-5
| 639 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Selwyn Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2840 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-5835
Grades: K-5
| 618 students
Rank: #14 - 1514. - 15.
Sharon Elementary School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4330 Foxcroft Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-6725
Grades: K-5
| 756 students
Rank: #1616.
Community School Of Davidson
Charter School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
404 Armour Street
Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 897-8061
Grades: K-12
| 1,475 students
Rank: #1717.
Community House Middle School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9500 Community House Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0689
Grades: 6-8
| 1,498 students
Rank: #1818.
Irwin Academic Center
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
329 N. Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Grades: K-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1919.
Hawk Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9201 Bryant Farms Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-5927
Grades: PK-5
| 698 students
Rank: #2020.
Elizabeth Lane Elementary School
(Math: 79% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
121 Elizabeth Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
(980) 343-5700
Grades: K-5
| 803 students
Rank: #2121.
Elon Park Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
11425 Ardrey Kell Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-1440
Grades: K-5
| 835 students
Rank: #2222.
Dilworth Elementary School: Latta Campus
(Math: 76% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
405 E. Park Ave
Charlotte, NC 28203
(980) 343-2240
Grades: 3-5
| 264 students
Rank: #2323.
Highland Mill Montessori
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3201 Clemson Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-5525
Grades: PK-6
| 313 students
Rank: #2424.
Davidson K-8 School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
635 South St
Davidson, NC 28036
(980) 343-3900
Grades: K-8
| 1,103 students
Rank: #2525.
Mckee Road Elementary School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4101 Mckee Rd
Charlotte, NC 28270
(980) 343-3970
Grades: K-5
| 511 students
Rank: #2626.
Williams Secondary Montessori
Magnet School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2400 Carmine St
Charlotte, NC 28206
(980) 343-0040
Grades: 7-12
| 366 students
Rank: #2727.
Piedmont Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1241 E 10th St
Charlotte, NC 28204
(980) 343-5435
Grades: 6-8
| 1,090 students
Rank: #2828.
Char-meck Virtual High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1900 Newcastle St
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-3066
Grades: 9-12
| 795 students
Rank: #2929.
Beverly Woods Elementary School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 68%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6001 Quail Hollow Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(980) 343-3627
Grades: K-5
| 603 students
Rank: #3030.
Grand Oak Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
15410 Stumptown Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
(980) 343-2063
Grades: K-5
| 456 students
Rank: #3131.
Randolph Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 77%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4400 Water Oak Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211
(980) 343-6700
Grades: 6-8
| 1,138 students
Rank: #3232.
Socrates Academy
Charter School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 72%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3909 Weddington Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 321-1711
Grades: K-12
| 912 students
Rank: #3333.
Bailey Middle School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
11900 Bailey Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
(980) 343-1068
Grades: 6-8
| 1,370 students
Rank: #3434.
South Mecklenburg High School
Magnet School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
8900 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(980) 343-3600
Grades: 9-12
| 3,259 students
Rank: #3535.
Butler High School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1810 Matthews-mint Hill Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
(980) 343-6300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,965 students
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Mecklenburg County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
No Local Address
Charlotte, NC 28269
(919) 807-3300
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
800 Briar Creek Rd., Dd400
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 355-2077
Grades: 6-12
| 262 students
756 Tyvola Road, Suite 744
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-3066
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
510 South Torrence Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 377-3180
Grades: K-5
| 82 students
8310 Mcalpine Park Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28277
(513) 967-5280
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
5500 N Tryon Steet
Charlotte, NC 28213
(704) 597-5100
Grades: 9-12
| 180 students
251 South St
Davidson, NC 28036
(980) 343-5185
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
Tbd
Charlotte, NC 28231
(910) 212-6840
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
7030 Nations Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28217
(980) 343-6769
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Entrepreneur High School (Closed 2016)
Vocational School
Charter School
5745 Central Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 906-2900
Grades: 9-10
| 112 students
715 North Caldwell St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5427
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-1092
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 339 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-1093
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 325 students
329 North Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
100 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28208
(704) 688-2939
Grades: K-12
| 346 students
1900 Newcastle St
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-6067
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
3343 W Griffith St
Charlotte, NC 28203
(980) 343-5832
Grades: 6-8
| 317 students
1100 Eastway Dr
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-1473
Grades: 9-12
| 366 students
1817 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
(980) 343-3697
Grades: 9
| n/a students
1615 East 5th St
Charlotte, NC 28204
(980) 343-3000
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1810 Oaklawn Ave
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-0400
Grades: K-3
| 296 students
4301 Sandy Porter Rd Suite E
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-1110
Grades: 9-12
| 633 students
4301 Sandy Porter Rd Suite D
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-1107
Grades: 9-12
| 627 students
4301 Sandy Porter Rd Suite C
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-1104
Grades: 9-12
| 361 students
4301 Sandy Porter Rd Suite
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-1101
Grades: 9-12
| 612 students
4301 Sandy Porter Rd Suite
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-1113
Grades: 9-12
| 408 students
538 Bradford Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6000
Grades: K-5
| 397 students
8701 Moores Chapel
Charlotte, NC 28214
(980) 343-6085
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
1901 Herbert Spaugh Ln
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6025
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
7020 Tuckaseegee Road
Charlotte, NC 28214
(704) 394-8749
Grades: K-8
| 338 students
538 Bradford Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208
(980) 343-6000
Grades: K-5
| 397 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Mecklenburg County, NC?
The top ranked public schools in Mecklenburg County, NC include Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy, Char Eng Early College-uncc and Ardrey Kell High School.
How many public schools are located in Mecklenburg County, NC?
217 public schools are located in Mecklenburg County, NC.
What percentage of students in Mecklenburg County, NC go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Mecklenburg County, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Mecklenburg County, NC?
Mecklenburg County, NC public schools minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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