Top 10 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina (2021-22)

The top ranked public elementary schools in North Carolina state are listed below (2021-22).
A school's overall testing rank is based on a it's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. The average percentage of students achieving math proficiency in North Carolina is 42%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 46%.
The top ranked public elementary schools in North Carolina are Brown Summit Middle School, Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy and Quest Academy. The cities and towns with the highest concentration of top ranked public elementary schools are Morrisville, Waxhaw and Holly Springs.

Top Ranked Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Brown Summit Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 97% (Top 1%)
Reading: ≥99% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
4720 Nc Highway 150 East
Browns Summit, NC 27214
(336) 656-0432
Rank: #22.
Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy
Charter School
Math: 95% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 95% (Top 1%)
Reading: 95% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
5225 Seventy-seven Center Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 503-1112
Rank: #33.
Quest Academy
Charter School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Reading: 90-94% (Top 1%)
Grades: K-8
10908 Strickland Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 841-0441
Rank: #44.
Mount Mourne School
Math: 86% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 86% (Top 5%)
Reading: 92% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-8
1431 Mecklenburg Hwy
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 892-4711
Rank: #55.
Magellan Charter
Charter School
Math: 88% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 88% (Top 5%)
Reading: 87% (Top 1%)
Grades: 3-8
9324 Baileywick Road
Raleigh, NC 27615
(919) 844-0277
Rank: #66.
Weddington Middle School
Math: 91% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 91% (Top 1%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
5903 Deal Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 814-9772
Rank: #77.
Marvin Ridge Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2831 Crane Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1510
Rank: #88.
Rea View Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
320 Reid Dairy Road
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1524
Rank: #99.
Mills Park Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
441 Mills Park Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 466-1500
Rank: #1010.
Jay M Robinson Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 87% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
5925 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6944
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Davis Drive Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
2151 Davis Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 387-2130
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Weddington Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3927 Twelve Mile Creek Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 849-7238
Rank: #1313.
Wake Young Women's Leadership Academy
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 88% (Top 1%)
Grades: 6-13
301 Ashe Avenue, Governor More
Raleigh, NC 27606
(919) 508-9088
Rank: #1414.
Woods Charter
Charter School
Math: 79% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 85% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-12
160 Woodland Grove Ln
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 960-8353
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Providence Spring Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
10045 Providence Church Ln
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-6935
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Wrightsville Beach Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
220 Coral Dr
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
(910) 256-3171
Rank: #1717.
Marvin Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 85% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
9700 Marvin School Rd
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 843-5399
Rank: #1818.
Endeavor Charter
Charter School
Math: 84% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
4879 One World Way
Wake Forest, NC 27587
(919) 848-0333
Rank: #1919.
Mills Park Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
509 Mills Park Dr
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 466-1466
Rank: #2020.
Walter L Parsley Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3518 Masonboro Loop Road
Wilmington, NC 28409
(910) 790-2355
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Davis Drive Middle School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
2101 Davis Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 387-3033
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Irwin Academic Center
Magnet School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
329 N. Irwin Ave
Charlotte, NC 28202
(980) 343-5480
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Northview School
Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: 6-8
625 Carolina Ave N
Statesville, NC 28677
(704) 873-7354
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Greensboro Academy
Charter School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(2)
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-8
4049 Battleground Ave
Greensboro, NC 27410
(336) 286-8404
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Highcroft Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 83% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
5415 Highcroft Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 460-3527
Rank: #2626.
Sherwood Forest Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 81% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1055 Yorkshire Road
Winston Salem, NC 27106
(336) 774-4646
Rank: #2727.
Triangle Math And Science Academy
Charter School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 82% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-11
312 Gregson Dr.
Cary, NC 27511
(919) 388-0077
Rank: #2828.
Green Hope Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2700 Louis Stephens Drive
Cary, NC 27519
(919) 388-5270
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Ogden Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 82% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3637 Middle Sound Rd
Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686-6464
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Rocky River Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-3
483 Rocky River Rd
Mooresville, NC 28115
(704) 658-2740
Rank: #3131.
New Town Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 81% (Top 5%)
Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1100 Waxhaw-indian Tr. Rd.
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1525
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
Sandy Ridge Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
10101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
Waxhaw, NC 28173
(704) 290-1505
Rank: #32 - 3332. - 33.
White Oak Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
1512 White Oak Church Rd
Apex, NC 27523
(919) 694-0202
Rank: #3434.
Antioch Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 78% (Top 5%)
Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
3101 Antioch Church Road
Matthews, NC 28104
(704) 841-2505
Rank: #3535.
Polo Ridge Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 80% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: K-5
11830 Tom Short Rd
Charlotte, NC 28277
(980) 343-0749
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