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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.
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Parent / Guardian
October 20, 2021
Our children have attended the Middle and High School for several years, coming in from a school whose academic rigor was far superior. WCA teaches traditionally (think public school, learn it for the... More
Parent / Guardian
October 19, 2021
School is warm, caring and supportive for children and families at all time. They strive to support each individual's strength or challenges as a team. It is great to see team work of teachers and... More
Parent / Guardian
October 19, 2021
I have to say this school is incredible. My daughter is thriving here. They really teach the girls to be strong and independent individuals. Seeing my daughter so excited to go to school makes it... More
Review for Saint Mary's School