Best Public Schools in Elizabethtown, NC


The city of Elizabethtown, North Carolina is home to 6 schools serving grades K-12, including 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools. The schools in this district face significant challenges, with most having very high rates of students qualifying for free or reduced-price lunch, indicating high levels of economic disadvantage. However, the data also reveals some standout schools and opportunities for improvement.

The top-performing school in the district is Emereau: Bladen, a public charter school serving grades K-8. Emereau: Bladen has the highest overall test scores, with 3rd-8th grade math proficiency rates exceeding state averages, as well as a relatively low student-teacher ratio of 12.4. Another high-performing school is East Bladen High, which has the lowest student-teacher ratio of 15.4 among the high schools and the lowest percentage of free/reduced lunch recipients at 99.45%.

In contrast, Elizabethtown Primary and Elizabethtown Middle are underperforming, with low statewide rankings and test scores. The district as a whole has significant room for improvement, particularly in addressing the economic challenges faced by students. Targeted interventions, resource allocation, and sharing of best practices across the district's Bladen County Schools and Emereau: Bladen could help drive progress and better support the students of Elizabethtown.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction.

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