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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
January 18, 2022
10/10 school honestly. I loved my experience here and the teachers treated me well. I can't complain with it at all. Best elementary experience I could ask for.
Parent / Guardian
January 18, 2022
My name is Brianna and my son just loves Torchlight light Academy.
Review for Torchlight Academy
Parent / Guardian
January 18, 2022
This school is grossly underrated! Each and every teacher and staff member card for every single student! Communication with parents is phenomenal and the overall school environment is nurturing of... More