Best Public Schools in Lumberton, NC


Summary:

The city of Lumberton, North Carolina is home to 14 schools, including 10 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools, all part of the Public Schools of Robeson County district. While the district as a whole struggles, with a 1-star rating and ranking 218th out of 243 districts in the state, there are some standout schools that are achieving strong results.

One such school is PSRC Early College at RCC, a public high school that ranks 26th out of 626 high schools in North Carolina and has a 5-star rating. This school has a high percentage of Native American students (32.89%) and a relatively low percentage of free/reduced lunch recipients (44.44%) compared to other schools in the district. Another standout is Southeastern Academy, a public charter elementary/middle school that ranks 145th out of 1,502 elementary schools in North Carolina and has a 5-star rating. This school has a high percentage of white students (66.51%) and very strong academic performance, with over 80% of students proficient or better in math and reading across all grade levels.

However, the majority of schools in Lumberton face significant challenges, with extremely high free/reduced lunch rates, low academic performance, and stark gaps between the highest and lowest-performing schools. Addressing these issues will require targeted interventions and support to improve outcomes for the predominantly low-income student population served by the Public Schools of Robeson County district.

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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.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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