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Charlotte Public Schools Ranked Among the Best In North Carolina


Based on the U.S. Department of Education data, Niche announced its 2022 Best Public High Schools in America. 

Among the schools that made the list, a few stand out based on their academic excellence, state assessment tests, SAT/ACT scores, and teachers. Other factors that contributed to the list were extracurriculars, sports, resources, and facilities. Read which 6 charlotte public schools ranked among the best in North Carolina.

What Schools Made the Top 25 List In The Charlotte Metro Area?

#23 Community School of Davidson

Coming in at #23, this top rated, charter school is located in Davidson, NC. It has an enrollment of 1,398 with a 15:1 student to teacher ratio. According to state test scores, 67% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading. The Niche overall grade is an A+. 

#22 Central Academy of Technology & Arts

Central Academy of Technology & Arts is a top-rated, public, magnet school located in Union County. It has 857 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 94% of students are at least proficient in math and 89% in reading. The overall niche grade is an A+.

#19 Lake Norman Charter School

Located in Huntersville, Lake Norman Charter School has an enrollment of 2,103 with a 17:1 student to teacher ratio. According to state test scores students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading. 90% of students and teachers agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. The overall Niche grade is an A+.

#17 Weddington High School

Weddington High School is located in Matthews, NC ranked at #17. It has 1,623 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading. 86% of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. The overall Niche grade is an A+. 

#10 Ardrey Kell High School

Ardrey Kell High School is located in Charlotte-Mecklenberg County. It has 3,352 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. Many reviews mention that the school adequately prepares its students for college. According to state test scores, 88% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading. The overall Niche grade is an A+.

#7 Marvin Ridge High School

Marvin Ridge High School has the highest ranking located in Waxhaw, NC. It has 1,835 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 93% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading. 96% of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. The overall Niche grade is an A+.

These are the Charlotte public schools ranked among the best in North Carolina. Wondering what school is best for your family and children? Our agents aren’t only experts, but many live in these school districts and can help you determine the right school for you. Contact your preferred Dickens Mitchener agent or Catharine Pappas to help guide you!