Onslow County Schools School District

200 Broadhurst Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540-3551
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 31 public elementary schools serving 19,883 students in Onslow County Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Onslow County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
39 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
27,263 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
1,645 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Onslow 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 88% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#186 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Onslow County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
46%
51%
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 2021-22 school year data.
48%
50%
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 2021-22 school year data.
88%
86%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.70
# American Indian Students
98 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
313 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
4,443 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
20%
# Black Students
4,500 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
17%
25%
# White Students
15,169 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
56%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
104 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,637 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
169
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
2,205
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,121
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,163
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,233
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,102
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,184
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,127
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,230
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,094
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,395
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,957
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,765
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,518
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,895 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,766 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$297 MM
$17,307 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$321 MM
$17,964 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$10,895
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Onslow 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)
$11,766
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Onslow 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 Onslow County Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Coastal Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
370 Folkstone Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 455-2211
Grades: PK-5
| 719 students
Rank: #22.
Swansboro Elementary School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
118 School Rd
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-1501
Grades: K-5
| 695 students
Rank: #33.
New Bridge Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 346-5144
Grades: 6-8
| 465 students
Rank: #44.
Dixon Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
130 Betty Dixon Rd
Holly Ridge, NC 28445
(910) 327-2104
Grades: PK-5
| 648 students
Rank: #55.
Parkwood Elementary School
(Math: 63% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2900 Northwoods Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-6711
Grades: K-5
| 509 students
Rank: #66.
Queens Creek Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
159 Queens Creek Road
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-5115
Grades: PK-5
| 740 students
Rank: #77.
Morton Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
485 Old 30 Road
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-0930
Grades: PK-5
| 704 students
Rank: #88.
Swansboro Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1240 West Corbett Ave
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-3601
Grades: 6-8
| 943 students
Rank: #99.
Sand Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
868 Sand Ridge Road
Hubert, NC 28539
(910) 326-5199
Grades: K-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1010.
Dixon Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
118 Ridgefield Ave
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460
(910) 347-2738
Grades: 6-8
| 934 students
Rank: #1111.
Carolina Forest Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
141 Carolina Forest Boulevard
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 346-1778
Grades: K-5
| 723 students
Rank: #1212.
Onslow Virtual Secondary
(Math: 39% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Broadhurst Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2211
Grades: 6-12
| 472 students
Rank: #1313.
Heritage Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7444 Richlands Highway
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-3139
Grades: K-5
| 764 students
Rank: #1414.
Richlands Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Cow Horn Road
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-4142
Grades: K-5
| 795 students
Rank: #1515.
Summersill Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Summersill School Road
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2672
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #1616.
Southwest Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-0900
Grades: PK-5
| 774 students
Rank: #1717.
Clyde Erwin Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
323 New River Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1261
Grades: K-5
| 289 students
Rank: #1818.
Jacksonville Commons Middle School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Commons Drive South
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 346-6888
Grades: 6-8
| 1,035 students
Rank: #1919.
Stateside Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
132 Stateside Blvd
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 478-3460
Grades: K-5
| 601 students
Rank: #2020.
Blue Creek Elementary School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Burgaw Hwy
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1717
Grades: K-5
| 459 students
Rank: #2121.
Silverdale Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
841 Smith Road
Maysville, NC 28555
(910) 326-5146
Grades: K-5
| 589 students
Rank: #2222.
Bell Fork Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Bell Fork Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-4459
Grades: K-5
| 510 students
Rank: #2323.
Trexler Middle School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
112 East Foy Street
Richlands, NC 28574
(910) 324-4414
Grades: 6-8
| 817 students
Rank: #2424.
Northwoods Park Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
904 Sioux Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-1202
Grades: 6-8
| 665 students
Rank: #2525.
Southwest Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Furia Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-1105
Grades: 6-8
| 506 students
Rank: #2626.
Hunters Creek Middle School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4040 Hunters Trail
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-2147
Grades: 6-8
| 869 students
Rank: #2727.
Jacksonville Commons Elementary School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1121 Commons Drive North
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 347-1056
Grades: K-5
| 546 students
Rank: #2828.
Hunters Creek Elementary School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3450 Hunters Trail
Jacksonville, NC 28546
(910) 353-4443
Grades: PK-5
| 604 students
Rank: #2929.
Meadow View Elementary School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1026 Fire Tower Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 478-3522
Grades: K-5
| 689 students
Rank: #3030.
Northwoods Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
617 Henderson Dr
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 347-2808
Grades: K-5
| 368 students
Rank: #3131.
Onslow Virtual Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Broadhurst Rd
Jacksonville, NC 28540
(910) 455-2211
Grades: K-5
| 386 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 39 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 27,263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 88% (Top 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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