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Top Ranked Public Schools in North Carolina (2020)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • 1.
    Brown Summit Middle SchoolRank: #1
    Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)Math: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-84720 Nc Highway 150 East
    Browns SummitNC 27214
    (336)656-0432

  • 2.
    Nesbitt Discovery AcademyRank: #2
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12175 Bingham Rd Ste 10
    AshevilleNC 28806
    (828)271-4521

  • 3.-6.
    Highland School Of TechnologyRank: #3-6
    Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121600 N Morris Street
    GastoniaNC 28052
    (704)810-8816

  • 3.-6.
    Metrolina Regional Scholars AcademyRank: #3-6
    Charter School
    Math: 95% (Top 1%) Reading: 95% (Top 1%)Math: 95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-85225 Seventy-seven Center Dr
    CharlotteNC 28217
    (704)503-1112

  • 3.-6.
    Quest AcademyRank: #3-6
    Charter School
    Math: ≥95% (Top 1%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-810908 Strickland Road
    RaleighNC 27615
    (919)841-0441

  • 3.-6.
    Raleigh Charter High SchoolRank: #3-6
    Charter School
    Math: 90-94% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-121307 Glenwood Avenue
    RaleighNC 27605
    (919)715-1155

  • 7.Math: 92% (Top 1%) Reading: 94% (Top 1%)Math: 92% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12600 Brewer Dr
    MonroeNC 28112
    (704)296-3088

  • 8.-12.
    Early College At GuilfordRank: #8-12
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-125608 West Friendly Avenue
    GreensboroNC 27410
    (336)316-2860

  • 8.-12.
    Haywood Early CollegeRank: #8-12
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-13185 Freedlander Drive
    ClydeNC 28721
    (828)565-4000

  • 8.-12.
    Henderson County Early CollegeRank: #8-12
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-13Dr. Molly Parkhill Building, 3
    Flat RockNC 28731
    (828)697-4561

  • 8.-12.
    Stem Early College @ Nc A&t SuRank: #8-12
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-12402 Laurel Street
    GreensboroNC 27411
    (336)370-8580

  • 8.-12.
    Wake Stem Early College High SchoolRank: #8-12
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-13715 Barbour Dr
    RaleighNC 27603
    (919)515-2255

  • 13.
    Magellan CharterRank: #13
    Charter School
    Math: 96% (Top 1%) Reading: 88% (Top 1%)Math: 96% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 3-89324 Baileywick Road
    RaleighNC 27615
    (919)844-0277

  • 14.Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 87% (Top 1%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
    Grades: K-510045 Providence Church Ln
    CharlotteNC 28277
    (980)343-6935

  • 15.Math: 85-89% (Top 5%) Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)Math: 85-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: ≥95% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-132901 Holston Lane
    RaleighNC 27610
    (919)212-5800

  • 16.
    Weddington Elementary SchoolRank: #16
    Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53927 Twelve Mile Creek Road
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)849-7238

  • 17.-18.
    Marvin Ridge High SchoolRank: #17-18
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122825 Crane Road
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)290-1520

  • 17.-18.
    Mount Mourne SchoolRank: #17-18
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 90% (Top 1%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 90% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 6-81431 Mecklenburg Hwy
    MooresvilleNC 28115
    (704)892-4711

  • 19.-21.
    Ardrey Kell High SchoolRank: #19-21
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 86% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 86% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-1210220 Ardrey Kell Rd
    CharlotteNC 28277
    (980)343-0860

  • 19.-21.
    Cumberland PolytechnicRank: #19-21
    Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-122201 Hull Rd
    FayettevilleNC 28306
    (910)486-7300

  • 19.-21.Math: ≥90% (Top 1%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: ≥90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-133000 Wayne Memorial Drive
    GoldsboroNC 27534
    (919)739-7070

  • 22.
    Weddington Middle SchoolRank: #22
    Math: 90% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 90% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 6-85903 Deal Road
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)814-9772

  • 23.
    Rea View Elementary SchoolRank: #23
    Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-5320 Reid Dairy Road
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)290-1524

  • 24.
    Early College Of Forsyth CoRank: #24
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-122100 Silas Creek Prky
    Winston SalemNC 27103
    (336)757-3290

  • 25.
    Davis Drive Elementary SchoolRank: #25
    Math: 93% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 5%)Math: 93% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: K-52151 Davis Drive
    CaryNC 27519
    (919)387-2130

  • 26.
    Providence High SchoolRank: #26
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 85% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-121800 Pineville-matthews Rd
    CharlotteNC 28270
    (980)343-5390

  • 27.
    Weddington High SchoolRank: #27
    Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 89% (Top 1%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 89% (Top 1%)
    Grades: 9-124901 Monroe-weddington Road
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704)708-5530

  • 28.
    Mills Park Elementary SchoolRank: #28
    Math: 87% (Top 5%) Reading: 84% (Top 5%)Math: 87% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5509 Mills Park Dr
    CaryNC 27519
    (919)466-1466

  • 29.
    New Town Elementary SchoolRank: #29
    Math: 88% (Top 5%) Reading: 82% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51100 Waxhaw-indian Tr. Rd.
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704)290-1525

  • 30.-36.
    Avery High Stem AcademyRank: #30-36
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12401 Avery County High School R
    NewlandNC 28657
    (828)733-0151

  • 30.-36.
    Collaborative College For TechnologyRank: #30-36
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-13500 West Broad Street
    StatesvilleNC 28677
    (704)978-5450

  • 30.-36.
    Davie County Early College High SchoolRank: #30-36
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-131211 Salisbury Road
    MocksvilleNC 27028
    (336)753-0888

  • 30.-36.
    Isaac M Bear Early College High SchoolRank: #30-36
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-12630 Macmillan Avenue
    WilmingtonNC 28403
    (910)350-1387

  • 30.-36.
    Johnston County Early College AcademyRank: #30-36
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-13235 College Rd
    SmithfieldNC 27577
    (919)464-2314

  • 30.-36.
    Sampson Early College High SchoolRank: #30-36
    Math: 80-89% (Top 5%) Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)Math: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80-89% (Top 5%)
    Grades: 9-131801 Sunset Ave
    ClintonNC 28329
    (910)592-8081

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