Top 5 Best Northampton County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 2,980 students in Northampton County, NC. Northampton County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Northampton County, NC are Northampton Early College, Kipp Gaston College Preparatory and Central Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Northampton County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 25% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 28% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Northampton County have an average ranking of 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Northampton County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northampton Early College
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4671 Nc 46 Hwy West
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-2877
Grades: 9-12
| 117 students
Rank: #22.
Kipp Gaston College Preparatory
Charter School
Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Pleasant Hill Road
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 308-6932
Grades: K-12
| 1,236 students
Rank: #33.
Central Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
9742 Nc Hwy 305
Jackson, NC 27845
(252) 534-3381
Grades: PK-4
| 249 students
Rank: #44.
Gaston Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Broughton Street
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-2520
Grades: PK-4
| 276 students
Rank: #55.
Willis Hare Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
479 Willis Hare Road
Pendleton, NC 27862
(252) 585-1900
Grades: PK-4
| 276 students
Rank: #66.
Gaston Middle School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Broughton Street
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-2520
Grades: 5-8
| 189 students
Rank: #77.
Conway Middle School
Math: 13% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 East Main Street
Conway, NC 27820
(252) 585-0312
Grades: 5-8
| 294 students
Rank: #88.
Northampton County High School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
152 Hurricane Drive
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-1910
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Northampton County, NC

Northampton County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
504 Nc 46 Hwy
Garysburg, NC 27831
(252) 536-4149
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
152 Hurricane Dr
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 534-1371
Grades: 7-12
| 307 students
152 Hurricane Drive
Gaston, NC 27832
(919) 807-3300
Grades: K-12
| 21 students
152 Hurricane Dr
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-1910
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
8380 Hwy 305 S
Jackson, NC 27845
(252) 534-4791
Grades: 6-12
| 38 students
210 Roberts Road
Rich Square, NC 27869
(252) 539-2937
Grades: PK-5
| 271 students
Po Box 309
Seaboard, NC 27876
(252) 589-2041
Grades: PK-5
| 103 students
4671 Nc 46 Hwy W
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-2877
Grades: PK-K
| 87 students

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