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2024 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina

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

    The Early College at Guilford

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    Guilford County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    129 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says My experience at The Early College at Guilford has been remarkable. It's a place where community thrives, from spirited bowling nights to the celebration of academic achievements like NHS night.....

    Read 129 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 197,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  2. #3 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Raleigh Charter High School

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    Public School,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    9-12,

    201 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I transferred to Raleigh Charter my junior year of high school. I completed my junior year there and will complete my senior year there soon. I really like how academically challenging this school is....

    Read 201 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 559,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 14 to 1,

  3. #8 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Early College of Forsyth

    Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    154 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My overall experience at Early College of Forsyth is honestly one of the best experiences that I have experienced. Every single teacher cares about their students and constantly express how much they....

    Read 154 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 260,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 26 to 1,

  4. #10 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Ardrey Kell High School

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    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Ardrey Kell High School has been a wonderful place for me to grow in and outside the classroom. Like everything, the experience at AK is what you are willing to make it. If you put more into the...Though I'm often frustrated with the limitations a large school body provides, I do recognize it's benefits. Our student section at sporting events is incredibly and I'm often meeting new friends in...Throughout my 4 years at Ardrey Kell, challenges have arose within both the academic and social culture of the school. In terms of academics, AK is incredibly competitive. I've taken nearly 20....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 3,494,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

  5. #11 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Panther Creek High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Wake County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Alum says Panther Creek High School left me with many memories, both good and bad. While I was there, the band program was outstanding, and the marching band program was incredibly successful while competing....

    Read 565 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,326,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 20 to 1,

  6. #12 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Green Hope High School

    Blue checkmark.

    Wake County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Green Hope high school was the first high school any of my family had been introduced to due to my mother and father both being from outside of the United States. Green Hope would constantly be....

    Read 508 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 2,070,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 19 to 1,

  7. #15 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Highland School of Technology

    Gaston County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

    242 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Highland School of Technology is a great STEM school, with pathway-specific courses. For instance, those who apply and are accepted into the Dental pathway will take several specialized dental...Highland could improve the cafeteria food quality, the dress code stringency (focused almost entirely on only girls, despite many male dress code violations), and sports funding..

    Read 242 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 533,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 13 to 1,

  8. #22 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Central Academy of Technology & Arts

    Union County Public Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience has been very beneficial to the person I am today, and I'm glad I got to experience the majority of high school in person. Despite having to take online classes freshman year back in....

    Read 181 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 809,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  9. #23 Best Public High Schools in North Carolina.

    Weaver Academy for Performing & Visual Arts and Advanced Technology

    Blue checkmark.

    Guilford County Schools, NC,

    9-12,

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

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been attending Weaver since I was a sophomore in high school. My favorite part of my experience at Weaver has been being surrounded by other students with similar goals as me, and who are....

    Read 171 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 306,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 8 to 1,

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