Top 10 Best Watauga County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 4,741 students in Watauga County, NC. Watauga County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
The top ranked public schools in Watauga County, NC are Blowing Rock Elementary School, Two Rivers Community School and Watauga High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Watauga County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 46% statewide average). Schools in Watauga County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 5% of North Carolina public schools.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Carolina public school average of 54% (majority Black).

Best Watauga County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Blowing Rock Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
165 Morris Street
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 295-3204
Grades: PK-8
| 375 students
Rank: #22.
Two Rivers Community School
Charter School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1018 Archie Carroll Road
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 262-5411
Grades: K-8
| 178 students
Rank: #33.
Watauga High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 Go Pioneers Drive
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-2407
Grades: 9-12
| 1,229 students
Rank: #44.
Hardin Park Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
361 Jefferson Road
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-8481
Grades: PK-8
| 844 students
Rank: #55.
Parkway Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
160 Parkway School Dr
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-3032
Grades: PK-8
| 572 students
Rank: #66.
Watauga Innovation Academy
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Go Pioneers Drive
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-2407
Grades: 9-12
| 275 students
Rank: #77.
Cove Creek Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
930 Vanderpool Rd
Vilas, NC 28692
(828) 297-2781
Grades: PK-8
| 282 students
Rank: #88.
Valle Crucis Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2998 Broadstone Road
Sugar Grove, NC 28679
(828) 963-4712
Grades: PK-8
| 346 students
Rank: #99.
Green Valley Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
189 Big Hill Road
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-3606
Grades: PK-8
| 323 students
Rank: #1010.
Bethel Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
138 Bethel School Rd
Sugar Grove, NC 28679
(828) 297-2240
Grades: PK-8
| 150 students
Rank: #1111.
Mabel Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
404 Mabel School Road
Zionville, NC 28698
(828) 297-2512
Grades: PK-8
| 167 students
Rank: n/an/a
175 Pioneer Trail
Boone, NC 28607
(828) 264-7190
Grades: K-8
| n/a students

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