Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina (2024)

Public elementary schools in North Carolina achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 49% (2024).
The public elementary schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in North Carolina is Brown Summit Middle School with ≥99%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 83% 99% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 87%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Brown Summit Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥99%
Grades: 6-8
4720 Nc Highway 150 East
Browns Summit, NC 27214
(336) 656-0432
Rank: #22.
Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy
Charter School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 98%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 98%
Grades: K-8
5225 Seventy-seven Center Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 503-1112
Rank: #33.
Quest Academy
Charter School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: K-8
10908 Strickland Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 841-0441
Rank: #44.
White Oak Elementary School
(Math: 96% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: PK-5
1512 White Oak Church Rd
Apex, NC 27523
(919) 694-0202
Rank: #55.
Marvin Ridge Middle School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 6-8
2831 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1510
Rank: #66.
Green Hope Elementary School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: PK-5
2700 Louis Stephens Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 388-5270
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Riverbend Elementary School
(Math: ≥95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-5
71 Learning Lane
Clyde, NC 28721
(828) 627-6565
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Wake Young Men's Leadership Academy
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 6-13
567 East Hargett St
Raleigh, NC 27601
(919) 664-5644
Rank: #7 - 97. - 9.
Wrightsville Beach Elementary School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-5
220 Coral Drive
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 256-3171
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Mills Park Middle School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 6-8
441 Mills Park Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 466-1500
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Providence Spring Elementary School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: K-5
10045 Providence Church Ln
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6935
Rank: #10 - 1210. - 12.
Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 6-13
301 Ashe Avenue, Governor More
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 508-9088
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
The Brawley School
(Math: 94% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 6-8
132 Swift Arrow Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117
(704) 892-4711
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Highcroft Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: PK-5
5415 Highcroft Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 460-3527
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Mills Park Elementary School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: PK-5
509 Mills Park Dr
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 466-1466
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Rea View Elementary School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: K-5
320 Reid Dairy Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1524
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Sterling Montessori Academy
Charter School
(Math: 68% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: PK-8
202 Treybrooke Drive
Morrisville, NC 27560
(919) 462-8889
Rank: #13 - 1813. - 18.
Triangle Math And Science Academy
Charter School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: K-12
312 Gregson Dr.
Cary, NC 27511
(919) 388-0077
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Davis Drive Elementary School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: K-5
2151 Davis Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 387-2130
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Magellan Charter
Charter School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 3-8
9324 Baileywick Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 844-0277
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Olive Chapel Elementary School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: PK-5
1751 Olive Chapel Road
Apex, NC 27502
(919) 387-4440
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Pine Lake Preparatory
Charter School
(Math: 86% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: K-12
104 Yellow Wood Circle
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 237-5304
Rank: #19 - 2319. - 23.
Weddington Middle School
(Math: 92% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 6-8
5903 Deal Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 296-6318
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Beaver Dam Elementary School
(Math: 80-89% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: K-5
12059 Hwy 210 S
Roseboro, NC 28382
(910) 838-0008
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Hickory Career Arts Magnet High School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 6-12
409 8th Avenue Ne
Hickory, NC 28601
(828) 328-6738
Rank: #24 - 2624. - 26.
Telra Institute
Charter School
(Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: K-3
807 S. Trade St.
Charlotte, NC 28277
(704) 412-1746
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Masonboro Elementary School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: K-5
3518 Masonboro Loop Road
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 790-2355
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Oakwood School Ib School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 6-8
321 Clegg Street
Statesville, NC 28677
(704) 873-7354
Rank: #27 - 2927. - 29.
Weddington Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: PK-5
3927 Twelve Mile Creek Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 849-7238
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Davis Drive Middle School
(Math: 89% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-8
2101 Davis Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 387-3033
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
The Expedition School
Charter School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-8
437 Dimmocks Mill Rd Ste 33
Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 245-8432
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Lake Norman Charter
Charter School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-12
12435 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 948-8600
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Oak Ridge Elementary School
(Math: 90% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: PK-5
2050 Oak Ridge Road
Oak Ridge, NC 27310
(336) 643-8410
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Peak Charter Academy
Charter School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-8
1601 Orchard Villas Ave
Apex, NC 27502
(919) 377-1552
Rank: #30 - 3530. - 35.
Woods Charter
Charter School
(Math: 78% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-12
160 Woodland Grove Ln
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 960-8353
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What is the North Carolina average public elementary schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The North Carolina average public elementary schools reading/language arts proficiency is 49%% for 2024.
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The best top ranked public elementary schools in North Carolina include Brown Summit Middle School, Metrolina Reg Scholars Academy and Quest Academy.

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