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 7 public high schools serving 4,905 students in Nash County Public Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in North Carolina.
Public High Schools in Nash County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Public High School in Nash County Public School School District have a Graduation Rate of 82%, which is less than the North Carolina average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Nrm Early College High School, with ≥95% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
29 Schools
738 Schools
# Students
14,340 Students
539,647 Students
# Teachers
882 Teachers
32,877 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
0.68
# American Indian Students
75 Students
5,866 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
126 Students
18,660 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
2,062 Students
100,068 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
19%
# Black Students
7,572 Students
133,085 Students
% Black Students
53%
25%
# White Students
3,984 Students
256,757 Students
% White Students
28%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
11 Students
713 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
567 Students
26,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
175
543
# Students in K Grade:
997
5,886
# Students in 1st Grade:
971
5,830
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,043
6,059
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,029
6,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,072
6,315
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,042
6,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,135
10,258
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,147
11,024
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,142
10,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,331
142,946
# 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 High 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.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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

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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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