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2023 Best School Districts in the Raleigh Area

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  1. #3 Best School Districts in Raleigh Area.

    Orange County Schools

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    37 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says My experience at the Orange Country Schools systems was excellent. The teachers and staff were very helpful. When I had any problems with learning new and old information they went the extra mile to... The school board always make adjustment towards our school systems, They always informed me and my family about any issues going on at school. When our safety was in jeopardy, the school helped us... If I could add 20 more teachers I would..

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Total Schools: 13,

    Students: 7,074,

  2. #4 Best School Districts in Raleigh Area.

    Johnston County Schools

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    104 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The education has been pretty good. History and science seem to be strong. Common core math was a mess; a product of NC State government's bad decisions. There are some weaknesses in English. Grammar is not a focus and neither was cursive writing. One of my children cannot read cursive. I blame the foolish State of NC. Both of mine are in advanced...Racial diversity has been a positive experience in this county. We had several positive experiences with teachers going above and beyond to provide extra curricular activities like FFA and Colorguard in Middle School. Shout out to McGees Middle School! Also an...Strong marching band programs in the county, in general. My biggest complaint is that the JOCO school board and administration. Poor management in the recent past, a Good Ole Boy system led to extreme debt by the country school system. This is shameful!!.

    Read 104 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Total Schools: 46,

    Students: 36,422,

  3. #5 Best School Districts in Raleigh Area.

    Durham Public Schools

    Blue checkmark.

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

    Featured Review: Senior says Durham Public Schools does excellent with catering to their students and connecting them with opportunities outside of the classroom. I can of course, only speak on the experience I had and what I....

    Read 137 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Total Schools: 54,

    Students: 32,005,

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