Perquimans County Schools School District

411 Edenton Road St
Hertford, NC 27944
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Perquimans County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,658 students in Perquimans County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Perquimans County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 56% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 50% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
4 Schools
2,752 Schools
# Students
1,658 Students
1,524,291 Students
# Teachers
119 Teachers
100,983 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Perquimans County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#126 out of 325 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Perquimans County Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Perquimans 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.
51%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Perquimans 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.
90-94%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Perquimans County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.50
0.70
# American Indian Students
1 Student
17,561 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
5 Students
58,380 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
4%
# Hispanic Students
66 Students
302,316 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
20%
# Black Students
403 Students
380,019 Students
% Black Students
25%
25%
# White Students
1,099 Students
684,977 Students
% White Students
66%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
2,197 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
84 Students
79,811 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
36
21,304
# Students in K Grade:
116
112,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
116
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
135
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
144
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
106
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
105
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
119
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
129
121,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
148
123,350
# Students in 9th Grade:
160
142,947
# Students in 10th Grade:
114
119,163
# Students in 11th Grade:
127
110,398
# Students in 12th Grade:
103
97,258
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,470 is higher 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 $12,100 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$21 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Perquimans 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)
$20 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Perquimans 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)
$12,470
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Perquimans 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)
$12,100
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Perquimans 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 Perquimans County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Hertford Grammar
(Math: 65% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
603 Dobbs Street
Hertford, NC 27944
(252) 426-7166
Grades: 3-5
| 355 students
Rank: #22.
Perquimans County Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
312 W Main Street
Winfall, NC 27985
(252) 426-7355
Grades: 6-8
| 396 students
Rank: #33.
Perquimans County High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
305 Edenton Road St
Hertford, NC 27944
(252) 426-5778
Grades: 9-12
| 504 students
Rank: n/an/a
Perquimans Central
181 Winfall Blvd
Winfall, NC 27985
(252) 426-5332
Grades: PK-2
| 403 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Perquimans County Schools School District?
Perquimans County Schools School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,658 students.
What is the rank of Perquimans County Schools School District?
Perquimans County Schools School District is ranked #128 out of 325 school districts in North Carolina (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Carolina school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Perquimans County Schools School District?
66% of Perquimans County Schools School District students are White, 25% of students are Black, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Perquimans County Schools School District?
Perquimans County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 15:1.
What is Perquimans County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,100 is higher than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,658 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : 90-94% (Top 20% in NC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 56% (Top 50%)
  • : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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