2017 Best School Districts in North Carolina

The 2017 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, public school district ratings, and more.
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  • National
  • By State
  • By Metro
Viewing 1-25 of 100
  1. 2

    Asheville City Schools

    • Asheville, NC
    • 2 reviews
  2. 6

    Orange County Schools

    • Hillsborough, NC
    • 10 reviews
  3. 7

    Mooresville City Schools

    • Mooresville, NC
    • 4 reviews
  4. 10

    Polk County Schools

    • Columbus, NC
    • 2 reviews
  5. 13

    Dare County Schools

    • Nags Head, NC
    • 2 reviews
  6. 15

    Chatham County Schools

    • Pittsboro, NC
    • 5 reviews
  7. 16

    Buncombe County Schools

    • Asheville, NC
    • 8 reviews
  8. 17

    Henderson County Schools

    • Hendersonville, NC
    • 6 reviews
  9. 18

    Moore County Schools

    • Carthage, NC
    • 3 reviews
  10. 20

    Guilford County Schools

    • Greensboro, NC
    • 31 reviews
  11. 21

    Burke County Schools

    • Morganton, NC
    • 2 reviews
  12. 24

    Avery County Schools

    • Newland, NC
    • 3 reviews