Wayne County Public Schools School District

2001 E Royall Avenue
Goldsboro, NC 27533-1797
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Wayne County Public Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 25 public elementary schools serving 12,609 students in Wayne County Public Schools School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public elementary schools in North Carolina.
Public Elementary Schools in Wayne County Public Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the North Carolina public elementary school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the North Carolina public elementary school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NC)
# Schools
33 Schools
2,169 Schools
# Students
17,587 Students
1,079,973 Students
# Teachers
1,120 Teachers
74,448 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Wayne County Public Schools School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 325 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NC)
#235 out of 325 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wayne County Public Schools  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wayne County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wayne County Public Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
78%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wayne County Public Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NC by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.70
0.70
# American Indian Students
28 Students
12,846 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
195 Students
42,535 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
4,693 Students
214,515 Students
% Hispanic Students
27%
20%
# Black Students
6,087 Students
272,424 Students
% Black Students
35%
25%
# White Students
5,860 Students
475,894 Students
% White Students
33%
44%
# Hawaiian Students
26 Students
1,590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
713 Students
59,301 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
200
21,001
# Students in K Grade:
1,307
112,042
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,361
108,688
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,385
111,859
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,361
112,431
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,324
113,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,346
113,863
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,353
116,205
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,305
117,135
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,377
119,094
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,696
10,398
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,293
9,149
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,125
8,221
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,154
6,872
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,835 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,354. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,329 is less than the state median of $11,785. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NC)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$191 MM
$17,307 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wayne County Public Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$182 MM
$17,964 MM
This chart display total spending of Wayne County Public Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$10,835
$11,354
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wayne County Public Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$10,329
$11,785
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wayne County Public Schools  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wayne County Public Schools School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wayne School Of Engineering
(Math: 82% | Reading: 78%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 N Herman St
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 734-0070
Grades: 6-13
| 439 students
Rank: #22.
Grantham Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
174 Grantham School Rd
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 689-5000
Grades: K-4
| 439 students
Rank: #33.
Meadow Lane Elementary School
(Math: 61% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3500 E Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 751-7150
Grades: PK-5
| 702 students
Rank: #44.
Northwest Elementary School
(Math: 60% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1769 Pikeville/princeton Hwy
Pikeville, NC 27863
(919) 242-3419
Grades: K-5
| 712 students
Rank: #55.
Fremont Stars Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
101 Pine Street
Fremont, NC 27830
(919) 242-3410
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #66.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4665 Nc Hwy 111 N
Pikeville, NC 27863
(919) 705-6030
Grades: PK-5
| 685 students
Rank: #77.
Norwayne Middle School
(Math: 56% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1394 Norwayne School Road
Fremont, NC 27830
(919) 242-3414
Grades: 6-8
| 908 students
Rank: #88.
Rosewood Elementary School
(Math: 54% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
126 Charlie Braswell Road
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 705-6040
Grades: PK-5
| 666 students
Rank: #99.
Spring Creek Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1050 St John Church Rd
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 751-7155
Grades: PK-4
| 790 students
Rank: #1010.
Rosewood Middle School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
541 Nc 581 South
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 736-5050
Grades: 6-8
| 323 students
Rank: #1111.
Greenwood Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 38%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3209 E Ash Street
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 751-7100
Grades: 5-8
| 403 students
Rank: #1212.
Spring Creek Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3579 S Nc 111 Hwy
Seven Springs, NC 28578
(919) 751-7125
Grades: 5-8
| 658 students
Rank: #1313.
Edgewood Cmty Developmental
Special Education School
(Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 Peachtree St
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 731-5970
Grades: 5-12
| 49 students
Rank: #1414.
Tommy's Road Elementary School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1150 Tommy's Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 736-5040
Grades: PK-5
| 581 students
Rank: #1515.
Brogden Primary
(Math: 35% | Reading: 32%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2253 Old Mt Olive Hwy
Dudley, NC 28333
(919) 705-6020
Grades: PK-4
| 825 students
Rank: #1616.
Carver Elementary School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Old Seven Springs Rd
Mount Olive, NC 28365
(919) 658-7330
Grades: PK-4
| 512 students
Rank: #1717.
Eastern Wayne Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3518 Central Heights Rd
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 751-7110
Grades: 6-8
| 497 students
Rank: #1818.
Eastern Wayne Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1271 New Hope Road
Goldsboro, NC 27534
(919) 751-7130
Grades: PK-5
| 539 students
Rank: #1919.
Grantham Middle School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3093 S Us Hwy 13
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 689-9999
Grades: 5-8
| 354 students
Rank: #2020.
Mount Olive Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
309 Wooten Street
Mount Olive, NC 28365
(919) 658-7320
Grades: 5-8
| 343 students
Rank: #2121.
North Drive Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1108 North Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 731-5950
Grades: PK-2
| 510 students
Rank: #2222.
Carver Heights Elementary School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
411 Bunche Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 731-7222
Grades: 3-5
| 456 students
Rank: #2323.
Dillard Middle School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1101 S Devereaux St
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 580-9360
Grades: 6-8
| 357 students
Rank: #2424.
Brogden Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3761 Us 117 S Alt
Dudley, NC 28333
(919) 705-6010
Grades: 5-8
| 606 students
Rank: #2525.
Wayne Middle / High Academy
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
801 N Lionel St
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 580-3609
Grades: K-12
| 22 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 33 schools
  • Grades: PK-13
  • Enrollment: 17,587 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • : 78% (Btm 50% in NC)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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