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 7 public preschools serving 4,715 students in Onslow County Schools School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in North Carolina.
Public Preschools in Onslow County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the North Carolina public pre school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public preschool average of 58% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
39 Schools
976 Schools
# Students
27,263 Students
449,714 Students
# Teachers
1,645 Teachers
32,939 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
0.72
# American Indian Students
98 Students
6,715 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
313 Students
16,990 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
4,443 Students
98,653 Students
% Hispanic Students
16%
22%
# Black Students
4,500 Students
113,088 Students
% Black Students
17%
25%
# White Students
15,169 Students
188,648 Students
% White Students
56%
42%
# Hawaiian Students
104 Students
659 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,637 Students
24,961 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
169
21,054
# Students in K Grade:
2,205
72,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,121
69,634
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,163
71,332
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,233
68,518
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,102
67,887
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,184
65,758
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,127
4,881
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,230
3,622
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,094
3,587
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,395
226
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,957
242
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,765
194
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,518
379
# 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 Preschools (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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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

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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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