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For the 2021 school year, there are 28 public schools in Nash County, NC, serving 15,763 students. Nash County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Nash County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Nash County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Nash County, NC are Coopers Elementary School, Nrm Early College High School and Forest Hills Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 69% 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 Nash County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Coopers Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6833 Nc Highway 58
    Elm City, NC 27822
    (252) 937-9035

    Grades: PK-5 | 629 students
  • Nrm Early College High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    530 North Old Carriage Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 451-2890

    Grades: 9-13 | 248 students
  • Forest Hills Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1210 Forest Hills
    Wilson, NC 27893
    (252) 399-7913

    Grades: 6-8 | 481 students
  • Nashville Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    209 East Virginia Avenue
    Nashville, NC 27856
    (252) 451-2877

    Grades: PK-5 | 756 students
  • Bailey Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6288 Pine Street
    Bailey, NC 27807
    (252) 451-2892

    Grades: PK-5 | 628 students
  • Swift Creek Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2420 Swift Creek School Road
    Whitakers, NC 27891
    (252) 462-2840

    Grades: 3-5 | 279 students
  • Red Oak Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3170 Red Oak-battleboro Road
    Battleboro, NC 27809
    (252) 462-2000

    Grades: 6-8 | 816 students
  • Cedar Grove Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8967 Cedar Grove Sch Loop Road
    Nashville, NC 27856
    (252) 462-2830

    Grades: PK-5 | 198 students
  • Southern Nash Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5301 South Nc Highway 581
    Spring Hope, NC 27882
    (252) 937-9020

    Grades: 6-8 | 792 students
  • Englewood Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    101 South Englewood Drive
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 462-2501

    Grades: 3-5 | 522 students
  • Nash Central Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1638 South First Street
    Nashville, NC 27856
    (252) 937-9065

    Grades: 6-8 | 625 students
  • G R Edwards Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    720 Edwards Street
    Rocky Mount, NC 27803
    (252) 937-9025

    Grades: 6-8 | 427 students
  • Middlesex Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    13081 West Hanes Avenue
    Middlesex, NC 27557
    (252) 462-2815

    Grades: PK-5 | 366 students
  • M B Hubbard Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7921 Red Oak Battleboro Road
    Battleboro, NC 27809
    (252) 451-8515

    Grades: K-5 | 475 students
  • Rocky Mount Preparatory Charter School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3334 Bishop Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 443-9923

    Grades: K-12 | 1,256 student
  • Benvenue Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2700 Nicodemus Mile Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 462-2835

    Grades: K-5 | 593 students
  • Rocky Mount High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Bethlehem Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27803
    (252) 937-9050

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,191 student
  • Southern Nash High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    6446 Southern Nash High Road
    Bailey, NC 27807
    (252) 451-8520

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,085 student
  • Spring Hope Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    401 Mclean Street
    Spring Hope, NC 27882
    (252) 451-8530

    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
  • Tar River Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    224 S. Pearl Street
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 451-2875

    Grades: K-12 | 64 students
  • Rocky Mount Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    841 Nash Street
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 462-2010

    Grades: 6-8 | 372 students
  • Nash Central High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4279 Nash Central High Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 451-2860

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,016 student
  • Northern Nash High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4230 Green Hills Road
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 937-9040

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,094 student
  • Williford Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 Williford Street
    Rocky Mount, NC 27803
    (252) 937-9030

    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
  • Phillips Middle School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4371 Battleboro-leggett Road
    Battleboro, NC 27809
    (252) 446-2031

    Grades: 6-8 | 120 students
  • Citi High School
    846 Hammond St
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 459-5220

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Red Oak Elementary School
    5603 Red Oak Road
    Red Oak, NC 27868
    (252) 462-2496

    Grades: K-2 | 246 students
  • Winstead Avenue Elementary School
    991 South Winstead Avenue
    Rocky Mount, NC 27804
    (252) 462-2845

    Grades: PK-2 | 556 students
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