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 3 public high schools serving 448 students in Northampton County Schools School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in North Carolina.
Public High Schools in Northampton County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the North Carolina public high school average of 58%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 58% statewide average).
Public High School in Northampton County School School District have a Graduation Rate of 78%, which is less than the North Carolina average of 85%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Northampton Early College, with ≥90% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in North Carolina or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 91% 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
7 Schools
738 Schools
# Students
1,336 Students
539,647 Students
# Teachers
95 Teachers
32,877 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.
39%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Northampton County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science 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
0.68
# American Indian Students
3 Students
5,866 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
18,660 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
69 Students
100,068 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
19%
# Black Students
1,083 Students
133,085 Students
% Black Students
81%
25%
# White Students
127 Students
256,757 Students
% White Students
10%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
713 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
58 Students
26,206 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
91
543
# Students in K Grade:
100
5,886
# Students in 1st Grade:
70
5,830
# Students in 2nd Grade:
73
6,059
# Students in 3rd Grade:
98
6,186
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
6,315
# Students in 5th Grade:
109
6,848
# Students in 6th Grade:
104
10,258
# Students in 7th Grade:
91
11,024
# Students in 8th Grade:
83
10,933
# Students in 9th Grade:
131
142,946
# 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
$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
$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
$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
$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 High 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.
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

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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%)
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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