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Top Ranked Public Preschools in North Carolina (2021)

  • School Student Proficiency Grades Location
  • Rank: #11.Math: 94% (Top 1%) Reading: 84% (Top 5%)Math: 94% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 84% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53927 Twelve Mile Creek Road
    MatthewsNC 28104
    (704) 849-7238

  • Rank: #22.Math: 88% (Top 1%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 88% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5509 Mills Park Dr
    CaryNC 27519
    (919) 466-1466

  • Rank: #33.Math: 89% (Top 1%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 89% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51100 Waxhaw-indian Tr. Rd.
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704) 290-1525

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 86% (Top 1%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-510101 Waxhaw Manor Drive
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704) 290-1505

  • Rank: #4-54.-5.Math: 86% (Top 1%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-510921 Leesville Rd
    RaleighNC 27613
    (919) 841-4333

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 79% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-59700 Marvin School Rd
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704) 843-5399

  • Rank: #6-76.-7.Math: 84% (Top 5%) Reading: 80% (Top 5%)Math: 84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 80% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51055 Yorkshire Road
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336) 774-4646

  • Rank: #88.Math: 86% (Top 1%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 86% (Top 1%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52700 Louis Stephens Drive
    CaryNC 27519
    (919) 388-5270

  • Rank: #99.
    Sterling Montessori AcademyCharter School
    Math: 80% (Top 5%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 80% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-8202 Treybrooke Drive
    MorrisvilleNC 27560
    (919) 462-8889

  • Rank: #1010.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 78% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 78% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-55415 Highcroft Drive
    CaryNC 27519
    (919) 460-3527

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-53220 Maxwell Rd
    AutryvilleNC 28318
    (910) 567-2112

  • Rank: #11-1211.- 12.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 77% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 77% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-5401 Meadowlark Drive
    Winston SalemNC 27106
    (336) 703-4208

  • Rank: #1313.Math: 85% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 85% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-52600 Buena Vista Road
    Winston SalemNC 27104
    (336) 703-6740

  • Rank: #1414.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 76% (Top 5%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 76% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51451 Avent Ferry Road
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919) 577-1700

  • Rank: #1515.Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 10%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-51100 Jones Dairy Road
    Wake ForestNC 27587
    (919) 562-6181

  • Rank: #1616.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 74% (Top 10%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-56601 Apex Barbecue Rd
    ApexNC 27502
    (919) 694-0300

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 72% (Top 10%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5150 Lucy Lane
    LewisvilleNC 27023
    (336) 703-4224

  • Rank: #17-1817.- 18.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 73% (Top 10%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-53633 Hwy 16 N
    DenverNC 28037
    (704) 483-2281

  • Rank: #1919.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-51800 Shoals Road
    PinnacleNC 27043
    (336) 325-2518

  • Rank: #2020.Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 75% (Top 5%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-51751 Olive Chapel Road
    ApexNC 27502
    (919) 387-4440

  • Rank: #2121.
    Park Road MontessoriMagnet School
    Math: 73% (Top 10%) Reading: 83% (Top 5%)Math: 73% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 83% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-63701 Haven Dr
    CharlotteNC 28209
    (980) 343-5830

  • Rank: #2222.Math: 81% (Top 5%) Reading: 73% (Top 10%)Math: 81% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 73% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5401 Holly Springs Road
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919) 557-2660

  • Rank: #2323.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 71% (Top 10%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 71% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-58701 Kensington Drive
    WaxhawNC 28173
    (704) 290-1500

  • Rank: #2424.Math: 79% (Top 5%) Reading: 72% (Top 10%)Math: 79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 72% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-51900 Pleasant Union Church Roa
    RaleighNC 27614
    (919) 870-4230

  • Rank: #2525.
    Chantilly MontessoriMagnet School
    Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Grades: PK-6701 Briar Creek Rd
    CharlotteNC 28205
    (980) 343-0692

  • Rank: #2626.Math: 75-79% (Top 5%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 75-79% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5214 E Main Street
    SaludaNC 28773
    (828) 749-5571

  • Rank: #2727.Math: 83% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 10%)Math: 83% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-52050 Oak Ridge Road
    Oak RidgeNC 27310
    (336) 643-8410

  • Rank: #2828.Math: 82% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 10%)Math: 82% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-51050 Town Hall Drive
    MorrisvilleNC 27560
    (919) 388-5240

  • Rank: #2929.Math: 78% (Top 5%) Reading: 70% (Top 10%)Math: 78% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-51512 White Oak Church Rd
    ApexNC 27523
    (919) 694-0202

  • Rank: #3030.Math: 77% (Top 5%) Reading: 70% (Top 10%)Math: 77% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5501 Kildaire Rd
    Chapel HillNC 27516
    (919) 918-7165

  • Rank: #31-3331.- 33.Math: 80-84% (Top 5%) Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)Math: 80-84% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 65-69% (Top 20%)
    Grades: PK-5100 Bald Creek School Road
    BurnsvilleNC 28714
    (828) 682-2535

  • Rank: #31-3331.- 33.Math: 78% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 10%)Math: 78% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5900 Holly Springs Road
    Holly SpringsNC 27540
    (919) 577-1300

  • Rank: #31-3331.- 33.Math: 78% (Top 5%) Reading: 69% (Top 10%)Math: 78% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 69% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-57615 O'kelly Chapel Rd
    CaryNC 27519
    (919) 807-3491

  • Rank: #3434.Math: 70-74% (Top 10%) Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)Math: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Reading: 70-74% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-5170 Honeycutt Drive
    Rutherford CollegeNC 28671
    (828) 879-8870

  • Rank: #35-3735.- 37.Math: 76% (Top 5%) Reading: 70% (Top 10%)Math: 76% (Top 5%)
    Reading: 70% (Top 10%)
    Grades: PK-8165 Morris Street
    Blowing RockNC 28605
    (828) 295-3204

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