Richmond County Schools School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 7,354 students in Richmond County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in North Carolina.
Public Schools in Richmond County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 46% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Richmond County Schools School District are Richmond Early College High School, Richmond Senior High School and Mineral Springs Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Richmond County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Richmond County Schools School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 13
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
15 Schools
2,688 Schools
# Students
7,354 Students
1,551,508 Students
# Teachers
464 Teachers
99,310 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Richmond County Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 305 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NC)
Overall District Rank
#164 out of 305 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richmond County Schools  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richmond 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richmond 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richmond County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.68
0.68
# American Indian Students
241 Students
20,054 Students
% American Indian Students
3%
1%
# Asian Students
42 Students
51,696 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
903 Students
271,088 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
18%
# Black Students
2,605 Students
393,089 Students
% Black Students
36%
25%
# White Students
3,190 Students
749,017 Students
% White Students
43%
48%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
2,146 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
373 Students
66,064 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
167
18,691
# Students in K Grade:
489
115,006
# Students in 1st Grade:
557
115,491
# Students in 2nd Grade:
508
116,934
# Students in 3rd Grade:
588
121,120
# Students in 4th Grade:
547
122,769
# Students in 5th Grade:
596
123,069
# Students in 6th Grade:
600
119,743
# Students in 7th Grade:
540
116,908
# Students in 8th Grade:
540
110,052
# Students in 9th Grade:
584
130,053
# Students in 10th Grade:
619
120,963
# Students in 11th Grade:
500
114,911
# Students in 12th Grade:
519
105,294
# Ungraded Students:
-
504

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $9,987 is higher than the state median of $9,419. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,078 is higher than the state median of $9,637. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue
$73 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richmond County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$74 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Richmond County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$9,987
$9,419
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richmond County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,078
$9,637
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richmond County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Richmond County Schools School District 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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
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: #88.
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: #99.
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: #1010.
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: #1111.
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: #1212.
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: #1313.
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: #1414.
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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 13
  • Students: 7,354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.68

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