Top 5 Best 27609 North Carolina Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 5,037 students in 27609, NC (there are 9 private schools, serving 2,191 private students). 70% of all K-12 students in 27609, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in 27609, NC are Root Elementary School, Sanderson High School and Douglas Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 27609 have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in 27609, NC have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best 27609, NC Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Root Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 73%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3202 Northampton Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-4940
Grades: PK-5
| 398 students
Rank: #22.
Sanderson High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5500 Dixon Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,610 students
Rank: #33.
Douglas Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 Ortega Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-4894
Grades: PK-5
| 562 students
Rank: #44.
Brooks Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 54%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Northbrook Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-1350
Grades: PK-5
| 507 students
Rank: #55.
Carroll Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 40%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4520 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-1370
Grades: 6-8
| 901 students
Rank: #66.
Millbrook Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1520 E Millbrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 850-8700
Grades: PK-5
| 505 students
Rank: #77.
Green Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5307 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 431-8141
Grades: PK-5
| 554 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in 27609, NC?
The top ranked public schools in 27609, NC include Root Elementary School, Sanderson High School and Douglas Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in 27609, NC?
7 public schools are located in 27609, NC.
What percentage of students in 27609, NC go to public school?
70% of all K-12 students in 27609, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in 27609, NC?
27609, NC public schools minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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