Northampton County Schools School District

701 N Church St
Jackson, NC 27845-0158
(District boundaries shown in map)
1/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 1,336 students in Northampton County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Northampton County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 27% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 29% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 91% 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
7 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
1,336 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Northampton County 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 80-84% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#296 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Northampton County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Northampton County 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.
30%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Northampton County 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.
80-84%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Northampton County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.34
0.70
# American Indian Students
3 Students
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
69 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
1,083 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
81%
25%
# White Students
127 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
10%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
58 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
91
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
100
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
70
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
73
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
98
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
109
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
104
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
91
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
83
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
131
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
103
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
102
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
101
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,560 is higher than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,401 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$25 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Northampton County 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)
$25 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Northampton County 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)
$18,560
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Northampton County 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)
$18,401
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Northampton County 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 Northampton County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Northampton Early College
(Math: 30-39% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 College Dr.
Weldon, NC 27890
(252) 536-5480
Grades: 9-13
| 155 students
Rank: #22.
Northampton Virtual Academy
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
701 N Church St
Jackson, NC 27845
(252) 534-1371
Grades: K-12
| 20 students
Rank: #33.
Conway Middle School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 East Main Street
Conway, NC 27820
(252) 585-0312
Grades: 6-8
| 174 students
Rank: #44.
Gaston Stem Leadership Academy
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Broughton Street
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-2520
Grades: PK-8
| 300 students
Rank: #55.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
9742 Nc Hwy 305
Jackson, NC 27845
(252) 534-3381
Grades: PK-5
| 187 students
Rank: #66.
Northampton County High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
152 Hurricane Drive
Gaston, NC 27832
(252) 537-1910
Grades: 9-12
| 273 students
Rank: #77.
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-5
| 227 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Northampton County Schools School District?
Northampton County Schools School District manages 7 public schools serving 1,336 students.
What is the rank of Northampton County Schools School District?
Northampton County Schools School District is ranked #296 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.
What is the racial composition of students in Northampton County Schools School District?
81% of Northampton County Schools School District students are Black, 10% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Northampton County Schools School District?
Northampton County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Northampton County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,401 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 1,336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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