Top 10 Best North Carolina Special Education Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 25 special education public schools serving 2,528 students in North Carolina.
The top ranked special education public schools in North Carolina are Conover Special Education, South Lexington Development Center and Vidant Health. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
North Carolina special education public schools have an average math proficiency score of 12% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 46% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best North Carolina Special Education Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Conover Special Education
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
108 7th Street Place Sw
Conover, NC 28613
(828) 464-9532
Grades: PK-13
| 66 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
South Lexington Development Center
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1006 Cotton Grove Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 242-1540
Grades: K-12
| 39 students
Rank: #1 - 31. - 3.
Vidant Health
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Spruce Street
Greenville, NC 27834
(252) 830-4228
Grades: PK-12
| 269 students
Rank: #44.
C Joyner Greene Education Center
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
604 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
(336) 454-7440
Grades: 8-12
| 87 students
Rank: #55.
Governor Morehead School F/t Blind
Special Education School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
303 Ashe Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27699
(919) 733-6192
Grades: K-12
| 53 students
Rank: #66.
Gateway Education Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3205 East Wendover Aveune
Greensboro, NC 27405
(336) 375-2575
Grades: PK-12
| 93 students
Rank: #77.
Carter High School
Special Education School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
851 Highland Court
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 703-4119
Grades: 9-12
| 168 students
Rank: #88.
Edgewood Cmty Developmental
Special Education School
Math: 6-9% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 Peachtree St
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 731-5970
Grades: PK-12
| 156 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Floyd L Knight Children Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
607 W Mcintosh St
Sanford, NC 27330
(919) 774-4634
Grades: PK-12
| 138 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
North Liberty
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
523 Enola Road
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 437-9656
Grades: PK-12
| 92 students
Rank: #1111.
Longview
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
318 N King Charles Rd
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 856-7691
Grades: 6-12
| 49 students
Rank: #1212.
Lowrance Middle School
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3605 Old Greensboro Road
Winston Salem, NC 27101
(336) 703-4181
Grades: 6-8
| 124 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Nc School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
517 W Fleming Dr
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 432-5200
Grades: K-12
| 62 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
North Shelby
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1205 Northside Drive
Shelby, NC 28150
(704) 476-8230
Grades: PK-12
| 95 students
Rank: #13 - 1513. - 15.
Stoner-thomas School
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
215 County School Road
Lexington, NC 27292
(336) 248-5421
Grades: K-12
| 94 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Eastern Nc School For The Deaf
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1131 Hwy 301 South
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 237-2450
Grades: K-12
| 71 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Haynes Inman Education Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Haynes Road
Jamestown, NC 27282
(336) 881-7170
Grades: PK-12
| 97 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Lincoln Heights Academy
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1900 Newcastle St
Charlotte, NC 28216
(980) 343-5415
Grades: K-13
| 90 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Webb Street School
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1623 N Webb Street
Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 864-9667
Grades: PK-12
| 139 students
Rank: #16 - 2016. - 20.
Wolfe School
Special Education School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
722 Brewer Drive
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 290-1568
Grades: K-12
| 89 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Herbin Metz Education Center
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 O' Ferrell Street
Greensboro, NC 27405
(336) 370-7065
Grades: PK-8
| 74 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Metro School
Special Education School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
405 S. Davidson St
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5450
Grades: PK-13
| 238 students
Catawba Rosenwald Education Center
Special Education School
403 6th Ave Sw
Catawba, NC 28609
(828) 241-2734
Grades: K-12
| 42 students
Childrens Center
Special Education School
2315 Coliseum Drive
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 727-2440
Grades: PK-5
| 54 students
The Special Children's School
Special Education School
4505 Shattalon Dr
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 703-4191
Grades: PK-5
| 49 students

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