Top 10 Best Salisbury Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 15 public schools serving 7,819 students in Salisbury, NC (there are 5 private schools, serving 952 private students). 89% of all K-12 students in Salisbury, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
The top ranked public schools in Salisbury, NC are Rowan Co Early College, Henderson High School and East Rowan High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Salisbury, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 20% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Salisbury have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best Salisbury, NC Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Rowan Co Early College
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-79% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1333 Jake Alexander Blvd S
Salisbury, NC 28145
(704) 216-3873
Grades: 9-12
| 239 students
Rank: #22.
Henderson High School
Alternative School
(Math: <50% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1215 North Main St
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 639-3134
Grades: 6-12
| 14 students
Rank: #33.
East Rowan High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
175 St Luke's Church Rd
Salisbury, NC 28146
(704) 279-5232
Grades: 9-12
| 983 students
Rank: #44.
Salisbury High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Lincolnton Rd
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 636-1221
Grades: 9-12
| 903 students
Rank: #55.
Overton Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1825 Park Rd W
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 639-3000
Grades: K-5
| 273 students
Rank: #66.
West Rowan Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5925 Statesville Blvd
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 633-4775
Grades: 6-8
| 664 students
Rank: #77.
Erwin Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
170 St Luke's Church Rd
Salisbury, NC 28146
(704) 279-7265
Grades: 6-8
| 775 students
Rank: #88.
Summit K-8 Virtual Academy
(Math: 17% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1636 Parkview Circle
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 636-7500
Grades: K-8
| 515 students
Rank: #99.
Southeast Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1570 Peeler Rd
Salisbury, NC 28146
(704) 638-5561
Grades: 6-8
| 640 students
Rank: #1010.
Isenberg Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2800 Jake Alexander Blvd N
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 639-3009
Grades: PK-5
| 426 students
Rank: #1111.
Knollwood Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3075 Shue Rd
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 857-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #1212.
Hurley Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Hurley School Rd
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 639-3038
Grades: PK-5
| 491 students
Rank: #1313.
Knox Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1625 Park Rd W
Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 633-2922
Grades: 6-8
| 517 students
Rank: #1414.
Dole Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
465 Choate Rd
Salisbury, NC 28146
(704) 639-3046
Grades: PK-5
| 390 students
Rank: #1515.
Koontz Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
685 East Ritchie Rd
Salisbury, NC 28146
(704) 216-0273
Grades: PK-5
| 478 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Salisbury, North Carolina

Salisbury, North Carolina Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1010 Airport Road
Salisbury, NC 28147
(704) 630-9200
Grades: K-5
| 44 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Salisbury, NC?
The top ranked public schools in Salisbury, NC include Rowan Co Early College, Henderson High School and East Rowan High School.
How many public schools are located in Salisbury, NC?
15 public schools are located in Salisbury, NC.
What percentage of students in Salisbury, NC go to public school?
89% of all K-12 students in Salisbury, NC are educated in public schools (compared to the NC state average of 92%).
What is the racial composition of students in Salisbury, NC?
Salisbury, NC public schools minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public schools average of 55% (majority Black).

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