Largest North Carolina Public Schools

The public school in North Carolina has approximately average 564 students (2024).
The public schools with the largest student enrollments are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The largest public school in North Carolina (by enrollment) is Myers Park High School with 3,539 students.
# Students Range: 2,040 3,539 Avg. # Students: 2,382

Largest North Carolina Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
# Students
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Myers Park High School
Magnet School
Math: 81% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 3,539
Grades: 9-12
2400 Colony Rd
Charlotte, NC 28209
(980) 343-5800
Rank: #22.
Ardrey Kell High School
Math: 91% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 3,494
Grades: 9-12
10220 Ardrey Kell Road
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0860
Rank: #33.
South Mecklenburg High School
Magnet School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 3,259
Grades: 9-12
8900 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC 28210
(980) 343-3600
Rank: #44.
Nc Virtual Academy
Charter School
Math: 31% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 2,891
Grades: K-12
4220 Nc Highway 55, Suite 130
Durham, NC 27713
(919) 346-0121
Rank: #55.
North Carolina Cyber Academy
Charter School
Math: 28% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 2,815
Grades: K-12
2800 Meridian Parkway, Suite 1
Durham, NC 27713
(984) 262-9237
Rank: #66.
Apex Friendship High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 2,776
Grades: 9-12
7801 Humie Olive Rd
Apex, NC 27502
(919) 694-0500
Rank: #77.
Leesville Road High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Students: 2,622
Grades: 9-12
8410 Pride Way
Raleigh, NC 27613
(919) 870-4250
Rank: #88.
Olympic High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Students: 2,607
Grades: 9-12
4301 Sandy Porter Rd
Charlotte, NC 28273
(980) 343-3800
Rank: #99.
Rolesville High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
Students: 2,484
Grades: 9-12
1099 East Young St
Rolesville, NC 27571
(919) 554-6303
Rank: #1010.
William Amos Hough High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 2,470
Grades: 9-12
12420 Bailey Rd
Cornelius, NC 28031
(980) 344-0514
Rank: #1111.
Enloe High School
Magnet School
Math: 64% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,416
Grades: 9-12
128 Clarendon Crescent
Raleigh, NC 27610
(919) 856-7918
Rank: #1212.
Apex High School
Math: 86% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 2,413
Grades: 9-12
1501 Laura Duncan Road
Apex, NC 27502
(919) 387-2208
Rank: #1313.
Millbrook High School
Magnet School
Math: 56% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,354
Grades: 9-12
2201 Spring Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 850-8787
Rank: #1414.
Panther Creek High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 2,326
Grades: 9-12
6770 Mccrimmon Parkway
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 463-8656
Rank: #1515.
Mallard Creek High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Students: 2,281
Grades: 9-12
3825 Johnston Oehler Rd
Charlotte, NC 28269
(980) 343-1341
Rank: #1616.
West Forsyth High School
Math: 51% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,270
Grades: 9-12
1735 Lewisville-clemmons
Clemmons, NC 27012
(336) 712-4400
Rank: #1717.
Pinecrest High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,219
Grades: 9-12
250 Voit Gilmore Lane
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(910) 692-6554
Rank: #1818.
Lake Norman Charter
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 2,209
Grades: K-12
12435 Old Statesville Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
(704) 948-8600
Rank: #1919.
Holly Springs High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Students: 2,200
Grades: 9-12
5329 Cass Holt Road
Holly Springs, NC 27540
(919) 577-1444
Rank: #2020.
Lincoln Charter School
Charter School
Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,198
Grades: K-12
7834 Galway Lane
Denver, NC 28037
(704) 483-6611
Rank: #2121.
Wake Forest High School
Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,178
Grades: 9-12
420 West Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, NC 27587
(919) 554-8611
Rank: #2222.
John T Hoggard High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Students: 2,172
Grades: 9-12
4305 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
(910) 350-2072
Rank: #2323.
Wakefield High School
Math: 55% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,151
Grades: 9-12
2200 Wakefield Pines Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614
(919) 562-3600
Rank: #2424.
East Mecklenburg High School
Magnet School
Math: 59% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,141
Grades: 9-12
6800 Monroe Rd
Charlotte, NC 28212
(980) 343-6430
Rank: #2525.
Corinth Holders High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Students: 2,140
Grades: 9-12
6875 Applewhite Rd
Wendell, NC 27591
(919) 365-4306
Rank: #2626.
Emsley A Laney High School
Math: 62% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,114
Grades: 9-12
2700 N College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 350-2089
Rank: #2727.
Needham Broughton High School
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
Students: 2,098
Grades: 9-12
723 Saint Mary's St
Raleigh, NC 27605
(919) 856-7810
Rank: #2828.
North Mecklenburg High School
Magnet School
Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
Students: 2,095
Grades: 9-12
11201 Old Statesville Rd
Huntersville, NC 28078
(980) 343-3840
Rank: #2929.
Fuquay-varina High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,076
Grades: 9-12
201 Bengal Blvd
Fuquay Varina, NC 27526
(919) 557-2511
Rank: #3030.
Cary High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,071
Grades: 9-12
638 Walnut St
Cary, NC 27511
(919) 460-3549
Rank: #3131.
Green Hope High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Students: 2,070
Grades: 9-12
2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 380-3700
Rank: #3232.
Ronald W Reagan High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
Students: 2,065
Grades: 9-12
3750 Transou Road
Pfafftown, NC 27040
(336) 703-6776
Rank: #3333.
Julius L. Chambers High School
Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Students: 2,059
Grades: 9-12
7600 Ibm Dr
Charlotte, NC 28262
(980) 343-5284
Rank: #3434.
Athens Drive High School
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,042
Grades: 9-12
1420 Athens Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 233-4050
Rank: #3535.
Northwest Guilford High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
Students: 2,040
Grades: 9-12
5240 Northwest School Road
Greensboro, NC 27409
(336) 605-3300
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the North Carolina average public schools student size?
The North Carolina average public schools student size is 564 for 2024.
What are the public schools with the largest student size in North Carolina?
The best top ranked public schools in North Carolina include Myers Park High School, Ardrey Kell High School and South Mecklenburg High School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the largest student size in North Carolina?
The public high school with the largest student size in North Carolina is Myers Park High School, with a value of 3,539. The public elementary school with the largest student size is Nc Virtual Academy, with a value of 2,891.

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