Top 10 Best Richmond County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 16 public schools serving 7,523 students in Richmond County, NC. Richmond County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Richmond County, NC are Richmond Early College High School, Scotland Early College High School and Richmond Senior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Richmond County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Richmond County have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Richmond County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Richmond Early College High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1042 W Hamlet Ave
Hamlet, NC 28345
(910) 410-1922
Grades: 9-13
| 262 students
Rank: #22.
Scotland Early College High School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1700 Dogwood Mile
Laurinburg, NC 28352
(910) 277-3951
Grades: 9-13
| 169 students
Rank: #33.
Richmond Senior High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
838 Us 1 North
Rockingham, NC 28380
(910) 997-9812
Grades: 10-12
| 1,401 students
Rank: #44.
Mineral Springs Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1426 Green Lake Rd
Ellerbe, NC 28338
(910) 582-7915
Grades: PK-5
| 445 students
Rank: #55.
West Rockingham Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
271 W Us 74 Hwy
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9802
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #66.
Rockingham Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
415 Wall Street
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9827
Grades: 6-8
| 689 students
Rank: #77.
Fairview Heights Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
104 Hamilton Ave
Hamlet, NC 28345
(910) 582-7900
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #88.
L J Bell Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
442 Hawthorne Ave
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9834
Grades: PK-5
| 560 students
Rank: #99.
Hamlet Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1406 Mcdonald Ave
Hamlet, NC 28345
(910) 582-7903
Grades: 6-8
| 470 students
Rank: #1010.
Cordova Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
194 Church St
Cordova, NC 28330
(910) 997-9839
Grades: 6-8
| 274 students
Rank: #1111.
Ellerbe Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
128 W Ballard Street
Ellerbe, NC 28338
(910) 582-7925
Grades: 6-8
| 232 students
Rank: #1212.
Washington Street Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
566 E Washington St Ext
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9836
Grades: PK-5
| 536 students
Rank: #1313.
East Rockingham Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
154 Chalk Road
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 557-0900
Grades: K-5
| 577 students
Rank: #1414.
Monroe Avenue Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Monroe Ave
Hamlet, NC 28345
(910) 582-7907
Grades: PK-5
| 453 students
Rank: #1515.
Ashley Chapel Educational Center
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
377 Mizpah Road
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9800
Grades: 7-12
| 68 students
804 County Home Rd
Hamlet, NC 28345
(910) 582-7800
Grades: 9
| 506 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Richmond County, NC

Richmond County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
377 Mispah Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9797
Grades: 4-6
| 132 students
194 Church St
Cordova, NC 28330
(910) 997-9805
Grades: PK-12
| 98 students
106 Thompson St
Hoffman, NC 28347
(910) 281-3454
Grades: PK-6
| 161 students
112 Mary Wall Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9797
Grades: 9-12
| 69 students
269 Cartledge Creek Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9196
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
804 County Home Road
Hamlet, NC 28345
(910) 582-7800
Grades: PK-3
| 468 students
124 Roberdel Sch Rd
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9810
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
102 Safie Sixth St
Rockingham, NC 28379
(910) 997-9824
Grades: PK-3
| n/a students

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