Onslow County Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 39 public schools serving 26,269 students in Onslow County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Onslow County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Onslow County Schools School District are Dixon Elementary School, Swansboro Elementary School and New Bridge Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Onslow County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Onslow County 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Onslow County Schools School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
39 Schools
2,732 Schools
# Students
26,269 Students
1,512,613 Students
# Teachers
1,630 Teachers
100,059 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Onslow County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 301 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NC)
Overall District Rank
#177 out of 305 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Onslow County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Onslow 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Onslow 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Onslow County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.63
0.69
# American Indian Students
98 Students
17,986 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
317 Students
57,139 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
4,227 Students
290,273 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
19%
# Black Students
4,505 Students
378,759 Students
% Black Students
17%
25%
# White Students
14,603 Students
693,668 Students
% White Students
56%
46%
# Hawaiian Students
98 Students
2,089 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,421 Students
74,509 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
129
18,137
# Students in K Grade:
1,954
102,333
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,108
111,859
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,143
111,520
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,040
112,220
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,094
112,912
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,041
115,427
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,204
120,073
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,055
122,437
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,164
123,152
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,080
128,677
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,949
120,701
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,647
106,656
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,661
106,509
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,393 in this school district is less than the state median of $9,518. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $9,872 is higher than the state median of $9,805. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$247 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Onslow County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$259 MM
$9 MM
This chart display total spending of Onslow County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,393
$9,518
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Onslow County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$9,872
$9,805
This chart display average spending per public school student in Onslow County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Onslow County Schools School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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: #22.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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: #1515.
Silverdale Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
841 Smith Road
Maysville, NC 28555
(910) 326-5146
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #1616.
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: #1717.
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: #1818.
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: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
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: #2323.
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: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
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: #2828.
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: #2929.
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: #3030.
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: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #3333.
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: #3434.
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
Rank: #3535.
Hunters Creek Elementary School
Math: 19% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Hunters Trail
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-4443
Grades: PK-5
| 465 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Onslow County Schools
  • 200 Broadhurst Road, Jacksonville, NC, 28540-3551
  • (910) 455-2211
  • onslowcounty.schoolinsites.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 26,269 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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