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
October 02, 2023
Our student came from a newer, more elaborate private school in Raleigh to, ultimately, FCS. The diversity of races and learning styles was one of the first attributes we discovered here. Our child... More
Current student
October 02, 2023
It is my first year here and the some of the teachers don't help students with their work when they need it, and it leaves us confused. and the work they give us is too hard and too much to do in just... More
Current student
October 02, 2023
I'm in my last year here and its horrible I'm about 5 weeks in now and principle is so disrespectful and it's too the point bullying is getting worse there's molded food in the lockers and WE DONT... More