Nash County Public Schools School District

930 Eastern Avenue
Nashville, NC 27856-1716
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Nash County Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 29 public schools serving 14,340 students in Nash County Public Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Nash County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 29% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 33% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
29 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
14,340 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
882 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Nash County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#282 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Nash County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Nash County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
33%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Nash County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Nash County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.70
# American Indian Students
75 Students
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
126 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
2,062 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
20%
# Black Students
7,572 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
53%
25%
# White Students
3,984 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
28%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
567 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
175
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
997
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
971
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,043
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,029
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,072
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,042
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,135
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,147
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,142
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,331
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,177
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,151
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
928
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,204 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,752 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$161 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Nash County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$154 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Nash County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$11,204
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Nash County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$10,752
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Nash County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Nash County Public Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Nrm Early College High School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
530 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 451-2890
Grades: 9-13
| 339 students
Rank: #22.
Citi High School
(Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
846 Hammond St
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 462-2842
Grades: 9-13
| 103 students
Rank: #33.
Coopers Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6833 Nc Highway 58
Elm City, NC 27822
(252) 937-9035
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #44.
Southern Nash High School
(Math: 50-59% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6446 Southern Nash High Road
Bailey, NC 27807
(252) 451-8520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,037 students
Rank: #55.
Swift Creek Elementary School
(Math: 46% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2420 Swift Creek School Road
Whitakers, NC 27891
(252) 462-2840
Grades: 3-5
| 211 students
Rank: #66.
Bailey Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6288 Pine Street
Bailey, NC 27807
(252) 451-2892
Grades: PK-5
| 566 students
Rank: #77.
Northern Nash High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4230 Green Hills Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 937-9040
Grades: 9-12
| 1,087 students
Rank: #88.
Tar River Academy
Alternative School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
224 S. Pearl Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 451-2875
Grades: 1-12
| 354 students
Rank: #99.
Cedar Grove Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8967 Cedar Grove Sch Loop Road
Nashville, NC 27856
(252) 462-2830
Grades: PK-5
| 151 students
Rank: #1010.
Nashville Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
209 East Virginia Avenue
Nashville, NC 27856
(252) 451-2877
Grades: PK-5
| 649 students
Rank: #1111.
Nash Central Middle School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1638 South First Street
Nashville, NC 27856
(252) 937-9065
Grades: 6-8
| 569 students
Rank: #1212.
Middlesex Elementary School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
13081 West Hanes Avenue
Middlesex, NC 27557
(252) 462-2815
Grades: PK-5
| 311 students
Rank: #1313.
Rocky Mount High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Bethlehem Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
(252) 937-9050
Grades: 9-12
| 1,040 students
Rank: #1414.
Red Oak Middle School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3170 Red Oak-battleboro Road
Battleboro, NC 27809
(252) 462-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 837 students
Rank: #1515.
Southern Nash Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5301 South Nc Highway 581
Spring Hope, NC 27882
(252) 937-9020
Grades: 6-8
| 792 students
Rank: #1616.
M B Hubbard Elementary School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7921 Red Oak Battleboro Road
Battleboro, NC 27809
(252) 451-8515
Grades: K-5
| 404 students
Rank: #1717.
Englewood Elementary School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
101 South Englewood Drive
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 462-2501
Grades: 3-5
| 490 students
Rank: #1818.
Benvenue Elementary School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 Nicodemus Mile Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 462-2835
Grades: PK-5
| 530 students
Rank: #1919.
G R Edwards Middle School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
720 Edwards Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
(252) 937-9025
Grades: 6-8
| 427 students
Rank: #2020.
Spring Hope Elementary School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
401 Mclean Street
Spring Hope, NC 27882
(252) 451-8530
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #2121.
Nash Central High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4279 Nash Central High Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 451-2860
Grades: 9-12
| 945 students
Rank: #2222.
Rocky Mount Middle School
(Math: 15% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
841 Nash Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 462-2010
Grades: 6-8
| 388 students
Rank: #2323.
Williford Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 14% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 Williford Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
(252) 937-9030
Grades: PK-2
| 225 students
Rank: #2424.
Baskerville Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1100 Stokes Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 451-2880
Grades: K-5
| 306 students
Rank: #2525.
D S Johnson Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 13%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
600 North Fairview Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 451-2895
Grades: 3-5
| 380 students
Rank: #2626.
J W Parker Middle School
(Math: 5% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1500 East Virginia Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 937-9060
Grades: 6-8
| 292 students
Rank: n/an/a
720 N Fairview Rd
Rocky Mount, NC 27801
(252) 462-2005
Grades: K-2
| 274 students
Rank: n/an/a
5603 Red Oak Road
Red Oak, NC 27868
(252) 462-2496
Grades: K-2
| 195 students
Rank: n/an/a
991 South Winstead Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 462-2845
Grades: K-2
| 524 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Nash County Public Schools School District?
Nash County Public Schools School District manages 29 public schools serving 14,340 students.
What is the rank of Nash County Public Schools School District?
Nash County Public Schools School District is ranked #282 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Nash County Public Schools School District?
53% of Nash County Public Schools School District students are Black, 28% of students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Nash County Public Schools School District?
Nash County Public Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Nash County Public Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $10,752 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 29 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 14,340 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • : 83% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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