District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

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

District Student Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

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Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Cleveland County School District

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
October 13, 2023
I attended Crest High School all 4 of my academic high school career. They have excellent teachers and staff. They take every precaution and step to ensure their students are safe and cared for. They... More
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Current student
August 23, 2023
This school is absolutely horrendous. The medal detectors, bag searches, and no cellphones policy, I understand. But it's stupid considering they put their money towards incriminating us instead of... More
Review for Shelby High
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July 07, 2022
If you like having your kids suspended just on the word of another student, this school is a great for you. If not, I do not recommend this place. If you like to be handed an MIR every day by your... More
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