Top 5 Schools in This State

These are some of the top-rated public schools in North Carolina based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in North Carolina at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

Academic Summary

Are the schools in North Carolina offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.

Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.

Largest School Districts in North Carolina

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Reviews From Schools in North Carolina

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Parent / Guardian
March 02, 2024
Love this school - great teachers and staff
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 02, 2024
I wouldn’t send any child to this school. I went here and was absolutely miserable the entire time, teachers were under qualified with the exception of 1-3. I was behind in schooling when I returned... More
Parent / Guardian
March 02, 2024
Impossible to get any contact with the principal, unless you are a PTO member. In which their children are allowed to “run” the school. Staff are very rude and disengaged, clearly there for a paycheck... More