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
September 26, 2023
Blue Ridge School is a wonderful option and provided a solid educational foundation for my children who eventually moved and went to larger schools and were top of their classes at the much larger... More
Review for Blue Ridge School
Parent / Guardian
September 25, 2023
This school is absolutely wonderful and amazing for my son. I am so grateful for this school and the teachers. My son left this school already able to read, write, count and with confidence he gained... More
Current student
September 25, 2023
My experience at this school has been extremely disappointing. I wish I had not been accepted and rather went to a school that actually cares if the students learn. All admin and the teachers care... More