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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 104 public schools in Raleigh, NC, serving 70,972 students.
  • Raleigh, NC public school have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 53% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Raleigh have an average ranking in the top 30% of North Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Raleigh, NC are Quest Academy, Raleigh Charter High School and Wake Stem Early College High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top Raleigh, NC Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Abbotts Creek Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 20%
    9900 Durant Road
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)694-0555

    Grades: PK-5 | 849 students
  • Athens Drive High School Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1420 Athens Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4050

    Grades: 9-12 | 2083 students
  • Baileywick Road Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    9425 Baileywick Road
    Raleigh, NC 27615
    (919)518-0090

    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
  • Banks Road Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 20%
    10225 Chambers Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919)890-7333

    Grades: PK-5 | 697 students
  • Barwell Road Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3925 Barwell Road
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)661-5405

    Grades: PK-5 | 683 students
  • Beaverdam Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3591 Tarheel Club Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)694-0222

    Grades: PK-5 | 761 students
  • Brassfield Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 69%
    Rank: Top 10%
    2001 Brassfield Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)870-4080

    Grades: K-5 | 747 students
  • Brentwood Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45-49% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3426 Ingram Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)850-8720

    Grades: PK-5 | 437 students
  • Brier Creek Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 52%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9801 Brier Creek Parkway
    Raleigh, NC 27617
    (919)484-4747

    Grades: PK-5 | 806 students
  • Brooks Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 20%
    3851 Spring Forest Road
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919)881-1350

    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
  • Bugg Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 17% | Reading: 18%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    825 Cooper Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)250-4750

    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
  • Carnage Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 57% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1425 Carnage Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)856-7600

    Grades: 6-8 | 946 students
  • Carroll Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4520 Six Forks Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)881-1370

    Grades: 6-8 | 1006 students
  • Casa Esperanza Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2600 Sumner Blvd #130
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919)855-9811

    Grades: PK-8 | 498 students
  • Centennial Campus Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1900 Main Campus Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4217

    Grades: 6-8 | 478 students
  • Central Wake Charter High School Charter School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1425 Rock Quarry Road
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)521-5067

    Grades: 9-12 | 177 students
  • Combs Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 66% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 20%
    2001 Lorimer Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4300

    Grades: PK-5 | 927 students
  • Conn Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1220 Brookside Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)856-7637

    Grades: PK-5 | 503 students
  • Connections Academy Alternative School
    1280 Buck Jones Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)694-8910

    Grades: 6-8 | 10 students
  • Daniels Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 58%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2816 Oberlin Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27608
    (919)881-4860

    Grades: 6-8 | 1168 students
  • Dillard Drive Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5018 Dillard Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4200

    Grades: PK-5 | 711 students
  • Dillard Drive Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5200 Dillard Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27606
    (919)233-4228

    Grades: 6-8 | 1107 students
  • Discovery Charter Charter School
    301 N. Wilmington Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    (919)807-3491

    Grades: n/a | n/a students
  • Douglas Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 44% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    600 Ortega Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)881-4894

    Grades: PK-5 | 692 students
  • Durant Road Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 51%
    Rank: Top 50%
    9901 Durant Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)870-4220

    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
  • Durant Road Middle School Math: 46% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Top 50%
    10401 Durant Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)870-4098

    Grades: 6-8 | 971 students
  • East Millbrook Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 28% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3801 Spring Forest Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919)850-8755

    Grades: 6-8 | 789 students
  • East Wake Middle School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2700 Old Milburnie Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27604
    (919)266-8500

    Grades: 6-8 | 632 students
  • Enloe High School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 20%
    128 Clarendon Crescent
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)856-7918

    Grades: 9-12 | 2499 students
  • The Exploris School Charter School
    Math: 74% | Reading: 75%
    Rank: Top 10%
    401 Hillsborough St.
    Raleigh, NC 27603
    (919)715-3690

    Grades: K-8 | 421 students
  • Forest Pines Drive Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 30%
    11455 Forest Pines Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27614
    (919)562-6262

    Grades: PK-5 | 643 students
  • Fox Road Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 49% | Reading: 32%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7101 Fox Rd
    Raleigh, NC 27616
    (919)850-8845

    Grades: K-5 | 470 students
  • Fuller Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 59% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 30%
    806 Calloway Dr
    Raleigh, NC 27610
    (919)856-7625

    Grades: K-5 | 571 students
  • Governor Morehead School F/t Blind Special Education School
    Math: 21-39% | Reading: 21-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    303 Ashe Avenue
    Raleigh, NC 27699
    (919)733-6192

    Grades: K-12 | 53 students
  • Green Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 30%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5307 Six Forks Road
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    (919)431-8141

    Grades: PK-5 | 656 students
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