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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 205 public schools in Mecklenburg County, NC, serving 162,213 students.
  • Mecklenburg County, NC public school have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Mecklenburg County have an average ranking in the top 30% of North Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public school in Mecklenburg County, NC are Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy, Providence Spring Elementary School and Ardrey Kell High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% 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 17:1 is more than the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top Mecklenburg County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Albemarle Road Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 25%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7800 Riding Trail Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28212
    (980)343-6414

    Grades: K-5 | 1084 students
  • Albemarle Road Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6900 Democracy Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28212
    (980)343-6420

    Grades: 6-8 | 1099 students
  • Albemarle Road Relief School
    6108 Wilora Lake Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28212
    (980)343-6270

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Alexander Graham Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1800 Runnymede Ln
    Charlotte, NC 28211
    (980)343-5810

    Grades: 6-8 | 1465 students
  • Allenbrook Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1430 Allenbrook Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    (980)343-6004

    Grades: PK-5 | 514 students
  • Ardrey Kell High School Math: 90% | Reading: 86%
    Rank: Top 1%
    10220 Ardrey Kell Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (980)343-0860

    Grades: 9-12 | 3178 students
  • Ashley Park Prek-8 School Math: 26% | Reading: 15%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2401 Belfast Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    (980)343-6018

    Grades: PK-8 | 533 students
  • Bailey Middle School Math: 76% | Reading: 72%
    Rank: Top 10%
    11900 Bailey Rd
    Cornelius, NC 28031
    (980)343-1068

    Grades: 6-8 | 1612 students
  • Bain Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 10%
    11540 Bain School Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28227
    (980)343-6915

    Grades: K-5 | 931 students
  • Ballantyne Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    15425 Scholastic Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (980)343-0413

    Grades: K-5 | 836 students
  • Barnette Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 30%
    13659 Beatties Ford Rd
    Huntersville, NC 28078
    (980)343-0372

    Grades: PK-5 | 762 students
  • Barringer Academic Center Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1546 Walton Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    (980)343-5533

    Grades: K-5 | 540 students
  • Berewick Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5910 Dixie River Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28278
    (980)344-1010

    Grades: PK-5 | 741 students
  • Berryhill School Math: 34% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    10501 Windy Grove Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28278
    (980)343-6100

    Grades: PK-8 | 531 students
  • Beverly Woods Elementary School Math: 80% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 5%
    6001 Quail Hollow Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28210
    (980)343-3627

    Grades: K-5 | 747 students
  • Billingsville Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    124 Skyland Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28205
    (980)343-5520

    Grades: PK-5 | 322 students
  • Blythe Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
    Rank: Top 50%
    12202 Hambright Rd
    Huntersville, NC 28078
    (980)343-5770

    Grades: PK-5 | 1122 students
  • Bradford Preparatory School Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2502 Salome Church Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    (704)549-0080

    Grades: K-11 | 1135 students
  • Briarwood Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1001 Wilann Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28215
    (980)343-6475

    Grades: PK-5 | 749 students
  • Bruns Academy Math: 7% | Reading: 8%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    501 S. Bruns Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28208
    (980)343-5495

    Grades: K-8 | 622 students
  • Butler High School Math: 66% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1810 Matthews-mint Hill Rd
    Matthews, NC 28105
    (980)343-6300

    Grades: 9-12 | 2121 students
  • Carmel Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 20%
    5001 Camilla Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28226
    (980)343-6705

    Grades: 6-8 | 1094 students
  • Cato Middle College High School
    8120 Grier Rd Suite 171-b
    Charlotte, NC 28235
    (980)343-1452

    Grades: 11-13 | 202 students
  • Chantilly Montessori Magnet School
    Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 10%
    701 Briar Creek Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28205
    (980)343-0692

    Grades: PK-6 | 351 students
  • Charlotte Engineering Early College-uncc Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank: Top 5%
    9000 Robert Snyder Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28262
    (980)343-9898

    Grades: 9-12 | 308 students
  • Charlotte Lab School Charter School
    Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    301 E 9th Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202
    (704)464-3830

    Grades: K-6 | 534 students
  • Charlotte Learning Academy Charter School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    800 Briar Creek Rd., Dd400
    Charlotte, NC 28205
    (980)355-2077

    Grades: 6-12 | 275 students
  • Charlotte Secondary Charter School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 37%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8601 Mcalpine Park Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28211
    (704)295-0137

    Grades: 6-12 | 375 students
  • Charlotte Teacher Early College
    9201 University City Blvd
    Charlotte, NC 28223
    (980)343-9898

    Grades: 9 | 49 students
  • Clear Creek Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    13501 Albemarle Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28227
    (980)343-6922

    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
  • Cochrane Collegiate Academy Math: 21% | Reading: 23%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    6200 Starhaven Dr
    Charlotte, NC 28215
    (980)343-6460

    Grades: 6-12 | 924 students
  • Collinswood Language Academy Magnet School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    4000 Applegate Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28209
    (980)343-5820

    Grades: K-8 | 799 students
  • Commonwealth High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5112 Central Ave
    Charlotte, NC 28205
    (704)899-4998

    Grades: 9-12 | 257 students
  • Community House Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 10%
    9500 Community House Rd
    Charlotte, NC 28277
    (980)343-0689

    Grades: 6-8 | 1830 students
  • Community School Of Davidson Charter School
    Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
    Rank: Top 5%
    404 Armour Street
    Davidson, NC 28036
    (704)897-8061

    Grades: K-12 | 1366 students
  • Show 100 more public schools in Mecklenburg County, NC (out of 205 total schools)
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