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2023 Best public elementary schools in North Carolina

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  1. #2 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Metrolina Regional Scholars Academy

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    Public School,

    CHARLOTTE, NC,

    K-8,

    16 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says Having been at the school since its inception and assisting in many ways from start-up fundraising, marketing, assisting in the classroom and coaching, I can tell you that the Scholars’ Academy is a....

    Read 16 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 385,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  2. #9 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Exploris Middle School

    Public School,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    K-8,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says We have had a fantastic experience at Exploris. We had two kids start when they expanded to elementary in 2014 and my youngest was lucky enough to start there in K. My oldest has since moved on to...The curriculum is project or theme based, so that content is linked to real life, particularly in the middle school. My kids have done great academically, but we've really enjoyed the "whole child"...If you're looking for a ton of sports, Exploris is not for you, but my kids have enjoyed club offerings and enrichment classes through Explorations..

    Read 2 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 453,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  3. #18 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy

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    Public School,

    MOORESBORO, NC,

    K-12,

    140 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy is a school that has a rigorous curriculum that prepares its students for college. The teachers here truly want to see the students succeed and are very willing to....

    Read 140 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,358,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  4. #19 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Triangle Math & Science Academy

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    Public School,

    CARY, NC,

    K-12,

    32 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, fairly good school. Good academics (offers all non-obscure APs in HS) with strong teachers in all your core classes. More flexibility than most schools, very accommodating of students charting their own course through...It's a smaller STEM school, so sports are middling. You'd think the clubs would be strong, and they can be, but only when students or parents take initiative/leadership and take over the club. When...The schools weakest point is admin, which seems to be quite bad. Teacher management is bad: I've seen teachers dealing with unreasonable/confusing demands, and more than one leave because of it. Perhaps the biggest manifestation of this is that the school is currently too small for how many students it has. A second school has been promised for years and is needed..

    Read 32 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 946,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 27 to 1,

  5. #23 Best Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina.

    Pine Lake Preparatory School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    MOORESVILLE, NC,

    K-12,

    125 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I joined Pine Lake Preparatory this year and my experience had been wonderful! This school has classes that allow me to explore my interests in art+animation and in STEM! This was really exciting to....

    Read 125 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,877,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

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