Top 5 Best 27609 North Carolina Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 5,302 students in 27609, NC.
The top ranked public schools in 27609, NC are Root Elementary School, Sanderson High School and Brooks 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 35% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 45% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in 27609, NC have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Best 27609, NC Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Root Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3202 Northampton Street
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-4940
Grades: PK-5
| 477 students
Rank: #22.
Sanderson High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5500 Dixon Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,658 students
Rank: #33.
Brooks Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
700 Northbrook Drive
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-1350
Grades: PK-5
| 556 students
Rank: #44.
Douglas Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 34% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Ortega Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-4894
Grades: PK-5
| 618 students
Rank: #55.
Carroll Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4520 Six Forks Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 881-1370
Grades: 6-8
| 979 students
Rank: #66.
Green Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 23% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5307 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 431-8141
Grades: PK-5
| 528 students
Rank: #77.
Millbrook Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1520 E Millbrook Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
(919) 850-8700
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students

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