Top 10 Best Onslow County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 41 public schools serving 27,329 students in Onslow County, NC. Onslow County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Onslow County, NC are Surf City Elementary School, Dixon Elementary School and White Oak Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Onslow County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Onslow County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Best Onslow County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Surf City Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12345-a Literacy Lane
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 928-0067
Grades: K-5
| 585 students
Rank: #22.
Dixon Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
130 Betty Dixon Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 327-2104
Grades: PK-4
| 882 students
Rank: #33.
White Oak Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
555 Wb Mclean Drive
Swansboro, NC 28584
(252) 393-3990
Grades: PK-5
| 729 students
Rank: #44.
Swansboro Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
118 School Rd
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-1501
Grades: K-5
| 564 students
Rank: #55.
New Bridge Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 42% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(4)
401 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 346-5144
Grades: 6-8
| 426 students
Rank: #66.
Swansboro High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
161 Queens Creek Rd
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-4300
Grades: 9-12
| 952 students
Rank: #77.
Queens Creek Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
159 Queens Creek Road
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-5115
Grades: PK-5
| 554 students
Rank: #88.
Richlands High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
8100 Richlands Hwy
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-4191
Grades: 9-12
| 834 students
Rank: #99.
Carolina Forest Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
141 Carolina Forest Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 346-1778
Grades: K-5
| 562 students
Rank: #1010.
Parkwood Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Northwoods Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-6711
Grades: K-5
| 412 students
Rank: #1111.
Northside High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(3)
365 Commons Drive South
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 455-4868
Grades: 9-12
| 952 students
Rank: #1212.
Jacksonville High School
Math: 42% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1021 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 989-2048
Grades: 9-12
| 1,110 students
Rank: #1313.
Sand Ridge Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
868 Sand Ridge Road
Hubert, NC 28539
(910) 326-5199
Grades: K-5
| 482 students
Rank: #1414.
White Oak High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1001 Piney Green Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 455-1541
Grades: 9-12
| 938 students
Rank: #1515.
Swansboro Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1240 West Corbett Ave
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-3601
Grades: 6-8
| 827 students
Rank: #1616.
Dixon Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
118 Ridgefield Ave
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
(910) 347-2738
Grades: 5-8
| 913 students
Rank: #1717.
Summersill Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
250 Summersill School Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2672
Grades: PK-5
| 410 students
Rank: #1818.
Dixon High School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
160 Dixon School Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 347-2958
Grades: 9-12
| 842 students
Rank: #1919.
Bell Fork Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Bell Fork Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-4459
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #2020.
Trexler Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
112 East Foy Street
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-4414
Grades: 6-8
| 699 students
Rank: #2121.
Meadow View Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1026 Fire Tower Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 478-3522
Grades: K-5
| 523 students
Rank: #2222.
Southwest Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-0900
Grades: PK-5
| 638 students
Rank: #2323.
Northwoods Park Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
904 Sioux Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1202
Grades: 6-8
| 508 students
Rank: #2424.
Jacksonville Commons Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Commons Drive South
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 346-6888
Grades: 6-8
| 767 students
Rank: #2525.
Morton Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
485 Old 30 Road
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-0930
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #2626.
Southwest High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1420 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-4888
Grades: 9-12
| 620 students
Rank: #2727.
Stateside Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
132 Stateside Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 478-3460
Grades: K-5
| 495 students
Rank: #2828.
Richlands Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Cow Horn Road
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-4142
Grades: K-5
| 625 students
Rank: #2929.
Jacksonville Commons Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1121 Commons Drive North
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 347-1056
Grades: K-5
| 418 students
Rank: #3030.
Southwest Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Furia Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 434 students
Rank: #3131.
Northwoods Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 30% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
617 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-2808
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
Rank: #3232.
Hunters Creek Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4040 Hunters Trail
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-2147
Grades: 6-8
| 677 students
Rank: #3333.
Heritage Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7444 Richlands Highway
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-3139
Grades: K-5
| 634 students
Rank: #3434.
Blue Creek Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1717
Grades: K-5
| 355 students
Rank: #3535.
Clyde Erwin Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
323 New River Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1261
Grades: K-5
| 228 students
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Onslow County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
5400 Florida Ave
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2575
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
2028 Bevin St
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2575
Grades: 3-5
| n/a students
883 Stone St
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2561
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
835 Stone St
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2451
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
D1500 Curtis Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 449-0601
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
100 Barnett Way, Bldg Pp201
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 449-8000
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
2027 Stone St
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2431
Grades: PK-2
| n/a students
835 Stone St
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2451
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
789 Brewster Blvd
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-3247
Grades: PK-5
| 380 students
1943 Stone Street
Camp Lejeune, NC 28547
(910) 451-2431
Grades: PK-5
| 383 students
84 Iwo Jima Blvd
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
(910) 450-1635
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
60 Terawa Blvd
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
(910) 451-2480
Grades: PK-1
| n/a students
2950 Saipan Dr
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
(910) 451-2588
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
60 Tarawa Blvd
Tarawa Terrace, NC 28543
(910) 450-1662
Grades: PK-1
| n/a students
440 College St
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 346-6222
Grades: PK-5
| 230 students

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