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For the 2021 school year, there are 34 public schools in Wayne County, NC, serving 19,521 students. Wayne County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in North Carolina.
Wayne County, NC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 30% (versus the North Carolina public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 35% (versus the 47% statewide average). Schools in Wayne County have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Carolina public schools.
The top ranked public schools in Wayne County, NC are Wayne School Of Engineering, Edgewood Cmty Developmental and Grantham. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public school average of 52% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is less than the North Carolina public school average of 16:1.

Top Wayne County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Wayne School Of Engineering Math: 45% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 N Herman St
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 734-0070

    Grades: 6-13 | 446 students
  • Edgewood Cmty Developmental Special Education School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1601 Peachtree St
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 731-5970

    Grades: PK-12 | 156 students
  • Grantham Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    174 Grantham School Rd
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 689-5000

    Grades: K-4 | 486 students
  • Northwest Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1769 Pikeville/princeton Hwy
    Pikeville, NC 27863
    (919) 242-3419

    Grades: K-5 | 771 students
  • Wayne Early / Middle College High School Math: ≤10% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 739-7070

    Grades: 9-13 | 239 students
  • Meadow Lane Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3500 E Ash Street
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 751-7150

    Grades: PK-4 | 595 students
  • Fremont Stars Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    101 Pine Street
    Fremont, NC 27830
    (919) 242-3410

    Grades: PK-5 | 260 students
  • Norwayne Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1394 Norwayne School Road
    Fremont, NC 27830
    (919) 242-3414

    Grades: 6-8 | 873 students
  • Rosewood Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    126 Charlie Braswell Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 705-6040

    Grades: PK-5 | 652 students
  • Northeast Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4665 Nc Hwy 111 N
    Pikeville, NC 27863
    (919) 705-6030

    Grades: PK-5 | 713 students
  • Rosewood Middle School Math: 42% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    541 Nc 581 South
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 736-5050

    Grades: 6-8 | 325 students
  • Tommy's Road Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1150 Tommy's Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 736-5040

    Grades: PK-5 | 670 students
  • Spring Creek Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1050 St John Church Rd
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 751-7155

    Grades: PK-4 | 828 students
  • Wayne Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 32% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    600 Tommy's Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 734-8085

    Grades: K-7 | 554 students
  • Spring Creek Middle School Math: 39% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3579 S Nc 111 Hwy
    Seven Springs, NC 28578
    (919) 751-7125

    Grades: 5-8 | 656 students
  • Greenwood Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3209 E Ash Street
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 751-7100

    Grades: 5-8 | 479 students
  • Grantham Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3093 S Us Hwy 13
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 689-9999

    Grades: 5-8 | 385 students
  • Rosewood High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    900 Rosewood Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 705-6050

    Grades: 9-12 | 512 students
  • Charles B Aycock High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5460 Us 117 North
    Pikeville, NC 27863
    (919) 242-3400

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,232 student
  • Eastern Wayne Middle School Math: 24% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3518 Central Heights Rd
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 751-7110

    Grades: 6-8 | 566 students
  • Eastern Wayne Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1271 New Hope Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 751-7130

    Grades: PK-5 | 699 students
  • Eastern Wayne High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1135 New Hope Road
    Goldsboro, NC 27534
    (919) 751-7120

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,044 student
  • Mount Olive Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    309 Wooten Street
    Mount Olive, NC 28365
    (919) 658-7320

    Grades: 5-8 | 413 students
  • Carver Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    400 Old Seven Springs Rd
    Mount Olive, NC 28365
    (919) 658-7330

    Grades: PK-4 | 574 students
  • Spring Creek High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4340 Indian Springs Rd
    Seven Springs, NC 28578
    (919) 751-7160

    Grades: 9-12 | 689 students
  • Dillard Academy Charter School
    Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    504 West Elm Street
    Goldsboro, NC 27533
    (919) 581-0128

    Grades: K-7 | 275 students
  • Brogden Primary Math: 23% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2253 Old Mt Olive Hwy
    Dudley, NC 28333
    (919) 705-6020

    Grades: PK-4 | 881 students
  • Brogden Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3761 Us 117 S Alt
    Dudley, NC 28333
    (919) 705-6010

    Grades: 5-8 | 520 students
  • Carver Heights Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    411 Bunche Drive
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 731-7222

    Grades: 3-5 | 421 students
  • Southern Wayne High School Math: ≤1% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    124 Walter Fulcher Rd
    Dudley, NC 28333
    (919) 705-6060

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,097 student
  • Goldsboro High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    901 E Beech Street
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 731-5930

    Grades: 9-12 | 530 students
  • Dillard Middle School Math: 5% | Reading: 16%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1101 S Devereaux St
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 580-9360

    Grades: 6-8 | 316 students
  • Wayne Middle / High Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    801 N Lionel St
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 580-3609

    Grades: K-12 | 73 students
  • North Drive Elementary School
    1108 North Drive
    Goldsboro, NC 27530
    (919) 731-5950

    Grades: PK-2 | 591 students
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