Top-Rated Public Elementary Schools in North Carolina

Do you belong to North Carolina, USA? Are you searching for the list of top-rated elementary schools in North Carolina? Do you want to select the best elementary school for your child? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best elementary schools in North Carolina, USA.

Best public elementary schools in North Carolina

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best elementary schools in North Carolina, type of the elementary school, city/location of the school & additional information. After going through this post, readers will be able to find an ideal public or private elementary school.
 

Also check –

Best high schools in North Carolina

Best public elementary schools in Pennsylvania

Best public elementary schools in Illinois

Best public elementary schools in Ohio

Best public elementary schools in Georgia

Best public elementary schools in Michigan

 

Let us check out the list of elementary schools in North Carolina now. Here it is –

 

List of best public elementary schools in North Carolina

Sr NoName of the elementary schoolGrades offeredCountyCity
1The Academy of Moore CountyKG to 05Moore CountyAberdeen
2Central ElementaryKG to 05Stanly CountyAlbemarle
3East Albemarle ElementaryKG to 05Stanly County
4Millingport ElementaryKG to 05Stanly County
5Archdale Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph CountyArchdale
6John R Lawrence Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph County
7Jessie Mae Monroe ElementaryKG to 05Brunswick CountyAsh
8Charles W McCrary ElementaryKG to 05Randolph CountyAsheboro
9Donna L Loflin ElementaryKG to 05Randolph County
10Farmer Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph County
11Guy B Teachey ElementaryKG to 05Randolph County
12Lindley Park ElementaryKG to 05Randolph County
13Bell ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe CountyAsheville
14Claxton ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe County
15Estes ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe County
16Haw Creek ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe County
17Oakley ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe County
18Woodfin ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe County
19Badin ElementaryKG to 05Stanly CountyBadin
20Mangum ElementaryKG to 05Durham CountyBahama
21M B Hubbard ElementaryKG to 05Nash CountyBattleboro
22Tiller SchoolKG to 05Carteret CountyBeaufort
23Lee Woodard ElementaryKG to 05Wilson CountyBlack Creek
24Bolivia ElementaryKG to 05Brunswick CountyBolivia
25Summit Creek AcademyKG to 05Guilford CountyBrowns Summit
26Swain County East ElementaryKG to 05Swain CountyBryson City
27Swain County West ElementaryKG to 05Swain County
28Buies Creek ElementaryKG to 05Harnett CountyBuies Creek
29Edwin M Holt ElementaryKG to 05Alamance CountyBurlington
30Highland ElementaryKG to 05Alamance County
31South Toe ElementaryKG to 05Yancey CountyBurnsville
32Cameron ElementaryKG to 05Moore CountyCameron
33Bethel ElementaryKG to 05Haywood CountyCanton
34Carolina Beach ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover CountyCarolina Beach
35Sandhills Farm Life ElementaryKG to 05Moore CountyCarthage
36Davis Drive ElementaryKG to 05Wake CountyCary
37Penny Road ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
38Reedy Creek ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
39Glenwood ElementaryKG to 05Orange CountyChapel Hill
40Morris Grove ElementaryKG to 05Orange County
41Albemarle Road ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg CountyCharlotte
42Ballantyne ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
43Beverly Woods ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
44Charles H. Parker Academic CenterKG to 05Mecklenburg County
45Devonshire ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
46Eastover ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
47Elizabeth Traditional ElemKG to 05Mecklenburg County
48Elon Park ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
49First Ward Creative Arts AcadKG to 05Mecklenburg County
50Highland Creek ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
51Irwin Academic CenterKG to 05Mecklenburg County
52J. H. Gunn ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
53Lansdowne ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
54Mallard Creek ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
55McKee Road ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
56Myers Park Traditional ElemKG to 05Mecklenburg County
57Newell ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
58Oakdale ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
59Oakhurst STEAM AcademyKG to 05Mecklenburg County
60Olde Providence ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
61Palisades Park ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
62Polo Ridge ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
63Providence Spring ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
64River Gate ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
65Selwyn ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
66Sharon ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
67Statesville Road ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
68Steele Creek ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
69Stoney Creek ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
70Tuckaseegee ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
71University Park Creative ArtsKG to 05Mecklenburg County
72Vaughan Academy of TechnologyKG to 05Mecklenburg County
73Villa Heights ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
74Bostian ElementaryKG to 05Rowan CountyChina Grove
75Millbridge ElementaryKG to 05Rowan County
76Cliffside Elementary SchoolKG to 05Rutherford CountyCliffside
77Riverbend ElementaryKG to 05Haywood CountyClyde
78A T Allen ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus CountyConcord
79Beverly Hills ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
80Coltrane-Webb ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
81Cox Mill ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
82Patriots ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
83Pitts School Road ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
84R Brown McAllister ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
85Weddington Hills ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
86Wolf Meadow ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
87Cornelius ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg CountyCornelius
88J.V. Washam ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
89Club Boulevard ElementaryKG to 05Durham CountyDurham
90Creekside ElementaryKG to 05Durham County
91Easley ElementaryKG to 05Durham County
92Forest View ElementaryKG to 05Durham County
93Glenn ElementaryKG to 05Durham County
94Hope Valley ElementaryKG to 05Durham County
95Yadkin Virtual AcademyKG to 05Yadkin CountyEast Bend
96Central ElementaryKG to 05Pasquotank CountyElizabeth City
97J C Sawyer ElementaryKG to 05Pasquotank County
98Northside ElementaryKG to 05Pasquotank County
99P W Moore ElementaryKG to 05Pasquotank County
100Pasquotank ElementaryKG to 05Pasquotank County
101Weeksville ElementaryKG to 05Pasquotank County
102Frederick Douglass ElementaryKG to 05Wilson CountyElm City
103Gardners ElementaryKG to 05Wilson County
104Altamahaw-Ossipee ElementaryKG to 05Alamance CountyElon
105Elon ElementaryKG to 05Alamance County
106Erwin Elementary at GentryKG to 05Harnett CountyErwin
107Fairview ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe CountyFairview
108College Lakes ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland CountyFayetteville
109Cumberland Academy K-5 Virtual SchoolKG to 05Cumberland CountyFAYETTEVILLE
110E Melvin Honeycutt ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland CountyFayetteville
111Ferguson-Easley ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
112Howard L Hall ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
113Morganton Road ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
114Stoney Point ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
115Sunnyside ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
116Teresa C Berrien ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
117Walker-Spivey ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
118Mt. Vernon-Ruth Elementary SchoolKG to 05Rutherford CountyForest City
119Franklinville Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph CountyFranklinville
120Grays Chapel Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph County
121Achievement Charter AcademyKG to 05Harnett CountyFUQUAY-VARINA
122Fuller ElementaryKG to 05Wake CountyGARNER
123Hawks Nest STEAM AcademyKG to 05Gaston CountyGastonia
124New Hope ElementaryKG to 05Gaston County
125Buckland ElementaryKG to 05Gates CountyGates
126Germanton Elementary SchoolKG to 05Stokes CountyGermanton
127B. Everett Jordan ElementaryKG to 05Alamance CountyGraham
128Bluford ElementaryKG to 05Guilford CountyGreensboro
129Brooks Global ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
130Claxton ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
131EP Pearce ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
132General Greene ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
133Guilford eLearning Virtual SchoolKG to 05Guilford County
134Jesse Wharton ElemKG to 05Guilford County
135Morehead ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
136Murphey Traditional AcademyKG to 05Guilford County
137Next Generation AcademyKG to 05Guilford County
138Northern Guilford ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
139Peeler Open ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
140Sumner ElementaryKG to 05Guilford County
141Eastern ElementaryKG to 05Pitt CountyGreenville
142ECU Community SchoolKG to 05Pitt County
143Elmhurst ElementaryKG to 05Pitt County
144Falkland ElementaryKG to 05Pitt County
145South Greenville ElementaryKG to 05Pitt County
146Surf City ElementaryKG to 05Pender CountyHampstead
147Harkers Island ElementaryKG to 05Carteret CountyHarkers Island
148Harrisburg ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus CountyHarrisburg
149Hickory Ridge ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
150Arthur W Edwards ElementaryKG to 05Craven CountyHavelock
151W Jesse Gurganus ElementaryKG to 05Craven County
152Hendersonville ElementaryKG to 05Henderson CountyHendersonville
153W M Jenkins ElementaryKG to 05Catawba CountyHickory
154Southwest ElementaryKG to 05Guilford CountyHigh Point
155Hot Springs ElementaryKG to 05Madison CountyHot Springs
156Sand Ridge ElementaryKG to 05Onslow CountyHubert
157Grand Oak ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg CountyHuntersville
158Huntersville ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
159Long Creek ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
160Torrence Creek ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
161Oak Lane ElementaryKG to 05Person CountyHurdle Mills
162Bell Fork ElementaryKG to 05Onslow CountyJacksonville
163Blue Creek ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
164Carolina Forest ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
165Clyde Erwin ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
166Jacksonville Commons ElemKG to 05Onslow County
167Meadow View ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
168Northwoods ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
169Onslow Virtual ElementaryKG to 05Onslow CountyJACKSONVILLE
170Parkwood ElementaryKG to 05Onslow CountyJacksonville
171Stateside ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
172Jarvisburg ElementaryKG to 05Currituck CountyJarvisburg
173Fred L Wilson ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus CountyKannapolis
174GW Carver ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
175Jackson Park ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
176North Kannapolis ElementaryKG to 05Rowan County
177Shady Brook ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus County
178Mount Olive Elementary SchoolKG to 05Stokes CountyKing
179Moss Hill ElementaryKG to 05Lenoir CountyKinston
180Northwest ElementaryKG to 05Lenoir County
181Southeast ElementaryKG to 05Lenoir County
182Southwood ElementaryKG to 05Lenoir County
183LaFayette ElementaryKG to 05Harnett CountyKipling
184Kitty Hawk Elementary SchoolKG to 05Dare CountyKitty Hawk
185Knotts Island ElementaryKG to 05Currituck CountyKnotts Island
186Lawsonville Elementary SchoolKG to 05Stokes CountyLawsonville
187Greenwood ElementaryKG to 05Lee CountyLemon Springs
188Lower Creek ElementaryKG to 05Caldwell CountyLenoir
189Pickett Elementary SchoolKG to 05Davidson CountyLexington
190Nathanael Greene ElementaryKG to 05Guilford CountyLiberty
191Lilesville ElementaryKG to 05Anson CountyLilesville
192Locust ElementaryKG to 05Stanly CountyLocust
193Lowell ElementaryKG to 05Gaston CountyLowell
194Lucama ElementaryKG to 05Wilson CountyLucama
195Mars Hill ElementaryKG to 05Madison CountyMars Hill
196Brush Creek ElementaryKG to 05Madison CountyMarshall
197Antioch ElementaryKG to 05Union CountyMatthews
198Elizabeth Lane ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
199Matthews ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg County
200Silverdale ElementaryKG to 05Onslow CountyMaysville
201McAdenville ElementaryKG to 05Gaston CountyMcAdenville
202Madison ElementaryKG to 05Guilford CountyMcLeansville
203South Mebane ElementaryKG to 05Alamance CountyMebane
204Micaville ElementaryKG to 05Yancey CountyMicaville
205Glenn C Marlow ElementaryKG to 05Henderson CountyMills River
206Monroe Charter AcademyKG to 05Union CountyMonroe
207Prospect ElementaryKG to 05Union County
208Wesley Chapel ElementaryKG to 05Union County
209Morrisville ElementaryKG to 05Wake CountyMorrisville
210Morven ElementaryKG to 05Anson CountyMorven
211Mt Ulla ElementaryKG to 05Rowan CountyMount Ulla
212Moyock ElementaryKG to 05Currituck CountyMoyock
213Mount Pleasant ElementaryKG to 05Cabarrus CountyMt Pleasant
214Albert H Bangert ElementaryKG to 05Craven CountyNew Bern
215Brinson Memorial ElementaryKG to 05Craven County
216Creekside ElementaryKG to 05Craven County
217Oaks Road AcademyKG to 05Craven County
218Trent Park ElementaryKG to 05Craven County
219Newport ElementaryKG to 05Carteret CountyNewport
220Hobbton ElementaryKG to 05Sampson CountyNewton Grove
221Norwood ElementaryKG to 05Stanly CountyNorwood
222Peachland-Polkton ElemKG to 05Anson CountyPeachland
223Northwest ElementaryKG to 05Wayne CountyPikeville
224Pine Hall Elementary SchoolKG to 05Stokes CountyPine Hall
225Pinehurst ElementaryKG to 05Moore CountyPinehurst
226Pineville ElementaryKG to 05Mecklenburg CountyPineville
227Brassfield ElementaryKG to 05Wake CountyRaleigh
228Fox Road ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
229Lead Mine ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
230Leesville Road ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
231Partnership ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
232Swift Creek ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
233Underwood ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
234Washington ElementaryKG to 05Wake County
235Coleridge Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph CountyRamseur
236Moss Street Partnership SchoolKG to 05Rockingham CountyReidsville
237Stoney Creek ElementaryKG to 05Caswell County
238Richfield ElementaryKG to 05Stanly CountyRichfield
239Heritage Elementary SchoolKG to 05Onslow CountyRichlands
240Richlands ElementaryKG to 05Onslow County
241East Rockingham ElementaryKG to 05Richmond CountyRockingham
242Baskerville ElementaryKG to 05Edgecombe CountyRocky Mount
243Beaver Dam ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland CountyRoseboro
244Southside Ashpole ElementaryKG to 05Robeson CountyRowland
245Bethel Hill CharterKG to 05Person CountyRoxboro
246North ElementaryKG to 05Person County
247North End ElementaryKG to 05Person County
248Stories Creek ElementaryKG to 05Person County
249Overton ElementaryKG to 05Rowan CountySalisbury
250Sandy Ridge Elementary SchoolKG to 05Stokes CountySandy Ridge
251BT Bullock ElementaryKG to 05Lee CountySanford
252Deep River ElementaryKG to 05Lee County
253Highland ElementaryKG to 05Harnett County
254J Glenn Edwards ElementaryKG to 05Lee County
255J R Ingram Jr ElementaryKG to 05Lee County
256Tramway ElementaryKG to 05Lee County
257WB Wicker ElementaryKG to 05Lee County
258Seagrove Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph CountySeagrove
259Woodland ElementaryKG to 05Person CountySemora
260Union ElementaryKG to 05Brunswick CountyShallotte
261New Market Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph CountySophia
262Moore Montessori Community SchoolKG to 05Moore CountySouthern Pines
263Southport ElementaryKG to 05Brunswick CountySouthport
264Anderson Creek AcademyKG to 05Harnett CountySpring Lake
265Lillian Black ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
266Manchester ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland County
267Stanfield ElementaryKG to 05Stanly CountyStanfield
268Stantonsburg ElementaryKG to 05Wilson CountyStantonsburg
269Stedman ElementaryKG to 05Cumberland CountyStedman
270Summerfield ElementaryKG to 05Guilford CountySummerfield
271T S Cooper ElementaryKG to 05Gates CountySunbury
272Williams ElementaryKG to 05Buncombe CountySwannanoa
273Swansboro ElementaryKG to 05Onslow CountySwansboro
274Ellendale ElementaryKG to 05Alexander CountyTaylorsville
275Sugar Loaf ElementaryKG to 05Alexander County
276Helena ElementaryKG to 05Person CountyTimberlake
277Hopewell Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph CountyTrinity
278Trinity Elementary SchoolKG to 05Randolph County
279Ansonville ElementaryKG to 05Anson CountyWadesboro
280Appalachian Academy at Middle ForkKG to 05Forsyth CountyWalkertown
281Rea View ElementaryKG to 05Union CountyWaxhaw
282Junaluska ElementaryKG to 05Haywood CountyWaynesville
283Wendell ElementaryKG to 05Wake CountyWendell
284West Pine ElementaryKG to 05Moore CountyWest End
285Nancy Reynolds Elementary SchoolKG to 05Stokes CountyWestfield
286Rodgers ElementaryKG to 05Martin CountyWilliamston
287Willow Springs ElementaryKG to 05Wake CountyWillow Spring
288A H Snipes Academy of Arts/DesKG to 05New Hanover CountyWilmington
289Bradley Creek ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
290Classical Charter Schools of WilmingtonKG to 05New Hanover County
291College Park ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
292Dr Hubert Eaton Sr ElemKG to 05New Hanover County
293Dr John Codington ElemKG to 05New Hanover County
294Edwin A Alderman ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
295Edwin A Anderson ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
296Forest Hills Global ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
297Heyward C Bellamy ElemKG to 05New Hanover County
298Holly Tree ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
299John J Blair ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
300Mary C Williams ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
301Masonboro ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
302Murrayville ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
303Ogden ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
304Pine Valley ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
305Porters Neck ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
306Sunset Park ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
307Winter Park Model ElementaryKG to 05New Hanover County
308Wilmington School of the ArtsKG to 05New Hanover CountyWILMINTON
309B O Barnes ElementaryKG to 05Wilson CountyWilson
310New Hope ElementaryKG to 05Wilson County
311Rock Ridge ElementaryKG to 05Wilson County
312Vinson-Bynum ElementaryKG to 05Wilson County
313Wells ElementaryKG to 05Wilson County
314Winstead ElementaryKG to 05Wilson County
315Ridgewood ElementaryKG to 05Pitt CountyWinterville
316Wrightsville Beach ElemKG to 05New Hanover CountyWRIGHTSVILLE BEACH
317Youngsville ElementaryKG to 05Franklin CountyYoungsville

 

Different types of elementary schools

In the USA, elementary schools can be broadly classified into two types – public elementary schools and private elementary schools. Here, I’ve covered just the public elementary schools.

 

Factors used to rate the quality of each public & private elementary school

All the schools mentioned in this list are highly-rated by relevant authorities. These schools are trusted and recognized by relevant organizations and governing bodies. Factors such as – student to teacher ratio, safety, amenities, infrastructure, extra-curricular activities, performance of existing students, quality of the teaching staff etc are generally used to rate and evaluate an elementary school.

 

The elementary schools mentioned in this list are known to fare well in the above-mentioned areas. You may visit the school personally and check the above-mentioned factors/parameters and make sure that the school is a good one.

Arun Kallarackal
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