Top 10 Best Union County Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 58 public schools serving 44,507 students in Union County, NC. Union County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Union County, NC are Central Academy Of Technology And Arts, Marvin Ridge High School and Weddington Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Union County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Union County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).

Best Union County Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Central Academy Of Technology And Arts
Math: 94% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
600 Brewer Dr
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 296-3088
Grades: 9-12
| 866 students
Rank: #22.
Marvin Ridge High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
2825 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1520
Grades: 9-12
| 1,692 students
Rank: #33.
Weddington Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
5903 Deal Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 814-9772
Grades: 6-8
| 1,085 students
Rank: #44.
Weddington High School
Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4901 Monroe-weddington Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 708-5530
Grades: 9-12
| 1,324 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Marvin Ridge Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2831 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1510
Grades: 6-8
| 1,177 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Union County Early College
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
4209a Old Charlotte Hwy
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 290-1565
Grades: 9-13
| 351 students
Rank: #77.
Rea View Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
320 Reid Dairy Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1524
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #88.
Weddington Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3927 Twelve Mile Creek Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 849-7238
Grades: PK-5
| 842 students
Rank: #99.
Cuthbertson High School
Math: 89% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1400 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-0105
Grades: 9-12
| 1,633 students
Rank: #1010.
Marvin Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9700 Marvin School Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 843-5399
Grades: PK-5
| 625 students
Rank: #1111.
New Town Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 Waxhaw-indian Tr. Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1525
Grades: PK-5
| 955 students
Rank: #1212.
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1505
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #1313.
Antioch Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3101 Antioch Church Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 841-2505
Grades: K-5
| 731 students
Rank: #1414.
Cuthbertson Middle School
Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1520 Cuthbertson Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 296-0107
Grades: 6-8
| 1,234 students
Rank: #1515.
Kensington Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8701 Kensington Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 770 students
Rank: #1616.
Wesley Chapel Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
110 Potter Rd S
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3081
Grades: K-5
| 430 students
Rank: #1717.
Poplin Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5627 Poplin Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-0320
Grades: PK-5
| 752 students
Rank: #1818.
Unionville Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4511 Unionville Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3055
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #1919.
Piedmont High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3006 Sikes Mill Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 753-2810
Grades: 9-12
| 1,391 students
Rank: #2020.
Union Academy
Charter School
Math: 62% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(5)
675 North Ml King Jr Blvd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 238-8883
Grades: K-12
| 1,710 students
Rank: #2121.
Stallings Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3501 Stallings Rd
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 290-1558
Grades: K-5
| 541 students
Rank: #2222.
Parkwood High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3220 Parkwood School Rd
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 764-2900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,238 students
Rank: #2323.
Porter Ridge Middle School
Math: 58% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2827 Ridge Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 225-7555
Grades: 6-8
| 1,310 students
Rank: #2424.
Hemby Bridge Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6701 Indian Trl-fairview Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-6352
Grades: PK-5
| 486 students
Rank: #2525.
Porter Ridge High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
2839 Ridge Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 292-7662
Grades: 9-12
| 1,735 students
Rank: #2626.
Fairview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
110 Clontz Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 753-2800
Grades: PK-5
| 487 students
Rank: #2727.
Sun Valley High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5211 Old Charlotte Hwy
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3020
Grades: 9-12
| 1,575 students
Rank: #2828.
Piedmont Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2816 Sikes Mill Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-6350
Grades: 6-8
| 1,014 students
Rank: #2929.
Sun Valley Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5200 Rogers Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 290-1559
Grades: PK-5
| 585 students
Rank: #3030.
Shiloh Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5210 Rogers Rd
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 296-3035
Grades: PK-5
| 490 students
Rank: #3131.
Sardis Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4416 Sardis Church Road
Monroe, NC 28110
(704) 882-4303
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #3232.
Union Prep Academy At Indian Trail
Charter School
Math: 50% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
2324 Younts Road
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 893-3607
Grades: K-7
| 824 students
Rank: #3333.
New Salem Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6106 Hwy 205
Marshville, NC 28103
(704) 385-9430
Grades: PK-5
| 294 students
Rank: #3434.
Indian Trail Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Education Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-3095
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #3535.
Sun Valley Middle School
Math: 47% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1409 Wesley Chapel Rd
Indian Trail, NC 28079
(704) 296-3009
Grades: 6-8
| 1,266 students
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