ABCs of Public Education
Growth and Performance of
North Carolina Schools

Schools of Distinction
A School of Distinction is a school that has at least 80 percent of its students performing at or above grade level (but does not qualify as a School of Excellence). Distinguished schools will receive a plaque and a certificate.


Met Met Grade Expctd Exmplry Prfrmnc Final System & School(s) Span Grwth Growth Cmpst ADM*
30 Alleghany County 316 PINEY CREEK ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 81.70 165 50 Ashe County 304 ASHE CENTRAL HIGH 7 12 Yes No 81.10 564 348 WEST JEFFERSON ELEPK 6 Yes Yes 82.80 335 60 Avery County 316 CROSSNORE ELEMENTAPK 5 Yes Yes 80.90 255 332 RIVERSIDE ELEMENTAPK 5 Yes Yes 86.80 157 110 Buncombe County 306 A C REYNOLDS MIDDL 6 8 Yes Yes 84.20 953 332 CHARLES C BELL ELE K 6 Yes Yes 82.40 509 356 FAIRVIEW ELEMENTARPK 5 Yes No 84.10 790 368 HAW CREEK ELEMENTA K 6 Yes Yes 87.10 627 381 N BUNCOMBE MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.70 857 420 VALLEY SPRINGS MID 6 8 Yes Yes 83.80 1026 120 Burke County 316 FOREST HILL ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.90 398 372 RUTHERFORD COL ELEPK 5 Yes Yes 81.90 293 380 VALDESE ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 87.20 457 130 Cabarrus County 309 BEVERLY HILLS ELEMPK 5 Yes Yes 80.20 460 312 HARRISBURG ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.30 1005 327 N W CABARRUS MIDDL 6 8 Yes Yes 81.50 1137 140 Caldwell County 308 COLLETTSVILLE ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 82.70 437 340 GRANITE FALLS ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.10 716 160 Carteret County 304 ATLANTIC ELEMENTARPK 8 Yes Yes 84.80 191 180 Catawba County 336 CLYDE CAMPBELL ELE K 6 Yes Yes 81.90 649 356 MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEM K 6 Yes Yes 84.00 770 200 Cherokee County 316 MARBLE ELEMENTARY K 6 Yes Yes 82.40 141 220 Clay County 312 HAYESVILLE MIDDLE 5 8 Yes Yes 81.60 428 231 Kings Mountain District 336 WEST ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 84.00 318 250 Craven County 336 HAVELOCK ELEMENTARPK 6 Yes Yes 81.50 563 260 Cumberland County 365 HILLCREST MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.00 936 367 BILL HEFNER ELEM K 5 Yes No 80.40 1027 380 LONG HILL ELEMENTA 1 5 No No 80.40 485 418 71ST CLASSICAL MID 6 8 Yes Yes 86.70 459 448 VANSTORY HILLS ELE 2 5 Yes Yes 89.70 640 280 Dare County 308 KITTY HAWK ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 83.70 659 328 FIRST FLIGHT MIDDL 6 8 Yes Yes 87.00 564 290 Davidson County 334 LEDFORD MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.30 689 300 Davie County 325 NORTH DAVIE MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 81.50 626 328 SHADY GROVE ELEM K 5 Yes No 82.50 560 340 Winston-Salem/Forsyth 320 BRUNSON ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 82.20 686 334 CASH ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes No 80.80 697 354 THE DOWNTOWN SCHOOPK 5 Yes Yes 80.20 271 403 JEFFERSON ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 85.80 708 512 SHERWOOD FOREST EL K 5 Yes Yes 80.30 590 536 VIENNA ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 80.40 626 560 WHITAKER ELEMENTAR K 5 Yes Yes 85.20 555 360 Gaston County 488 ROBINSON ELEMENTAR K 6 Yes Yes 89.80 767 510 W A BESS ELEMENTAR K 6 Yes Yes 80.20 663 380 Graham County 310 ROBBINSVILLE MIDDL 7 8 Yes Yes 85.30 177 410 Guilford County 331 BLUFORD ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 81.60 419 337 BROOKS GLOBAL K 5 Yes Yes 86.60 427 346 COLFAX ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes No 88.30 885 397 GUILFORD MIDDLE 3 8 Yes No 80.70 1308 466 MILLIS ROAD ELEM K 5 Yes No 80.30 329 493 NORTHWEST MIDDLE 6 8 Yes No 84.00 1364 502 OAK RIDGE ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 88.50 341 522 PILOT ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 83.90 769 559 SOUTHWEST ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 80.30 753 574 SUMMERFIELD ELEM 2 5 Yes Yes 87.70 724 420 Halifax County 344 MCIVER ELEMENTARY PK 5 Yes Yes 85.30 205 440 Haywood County 328 CLYDE ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 81.20 448 332 CRABTREE-IRONDUFF K 5 Yes Yes 80.00 163 350 JUNALUSKA ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 83.90 463 450 Henderson County 302 ATKINSON ELEMENTAR K 5 Yes Yes 80.10 413 328 FLAT ROCK MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.60 701 332 FLETCHER ELEMENTAR K 5 Yes Yes 80.50 488 342 RUGBY MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.50 733 490 Iredell-Statesville 308 BRAWLEY MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 82.50 623 500 Jackson County 304 CULLOWHEE VALLEY S K 8 Yes Yes 80.30 621 316 BLUE RIDGE SCHOOL PK 12 Yes No 80.30 363 510 Johnston County 330 COOPER ELEMENTARY 2 3 Yes Yes 80.30 487 408 WILSON'S MILLS ELE K 5 Yes Yes 80.30 430 540 Lenoir County 304 BANKS ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes No 80.30 640 560 Macon County 308 COWEE ELEMENTARY 3 5 Yes No 80.30 148 312 CULLASAJA ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 83.20 167 560 Macon County 324 HIGHLANDS SCHOOL K 12 Yes No 81.30 503 332 NANTAHALA SCHOOL K 12 Yes Yes 81.60 128 340 UNION ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 87.70 164 590 McDowell County 320 MARION ELEMENTARY K 6 Yes Yes 80.10 368 344 PLEASANT GARDENS E K 6 Yes Yes 80.10 605 600 Charlotte-Mecklenburg 360 MARIE G DAVIS MIDD 6 8 Yes Yes 85.80 765 382 ELIZABETH LANE ELE K 4 Yes Yes 89.60 562 384 ELIZABETH TRAD/CLA K 6 Yes No 86.20 556 447 MATTHEWS ELEMENTAR K 6 Yes No 83.50 1086 449 MCALPINE ELEMENTAR K 4 Yes Yes 88.60 592 491 OLDE PROVIDENCE EL K 5 Yes No 84.70 758 537 SOUTH CHARLOTTE MI 6 8 Yes Yes 87.20 1060 581 J T WILLIAMS MIDDL 6 9 Yes Yes 83.80 807 610 Mitchell County 310 DEYTON PRIMARY K 3 Yes Yes 82.20 470 650 New Hanover County 324 EDWIN A ALDERMAN E K 5 Yes No 83.50 600 332 GREGORY ELEMENTARYPK 5 Yes Yes 80.20 597 356 OGDEN ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes No 81.00 573 364 ROLAND-GRISE MIDDL 6 8 Yes Yes 88.40 1060 400 WINTER PARK ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 88.50 689 408 WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH K 5 Yes No 81.50 210 681 Chapel Hill-Carrboro City 309 C & L MCDOUGLE MID 6 8 Yes Yes 83.70 761 310 ELIZABETH SEAWELL PK 5 Yes Yes 81.00 518 311 EPHESUS ROAD ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 88.80 644 312 ESTES HILLS ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 87.60 565 316 FRANK P GRAHAM ELE K 5 Yes Yes 85.60 548 320 GLENWOOD ELEMENTARPK 5 Yes Yes 88.40 387 322 GREY CULBRETH MIDD 6 8 Yes Yes 85.10 565 324 GUY PHILLIPS MIDDL 6 8 Yes Yes 89.10 635 730 Person County 368 WOODLAND ELEMENTAR K 5 Yes Yes 84.10 312 750 Polk County 304 TRYON ELEMENTARY PK 5 Yes Yes 84.30 390 306 TRYON MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 81.00 223 790 Rockingham County 402 WILLIAMSBURG ELEM PK 3 Yes Yes 81.90 194 810 Rutherford County 388 RUTHERFORDTON ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 82.20 503 840 Stanly County 324 MILLINGPORT ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 80.30 390 348 RIDGECREST ELEM K 8 Yes No 85.20 299 860 Surry County 340 PILOT MOUNTAIN MID 6 8 Yes Yes 80.60 447 348 SHOALS ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 82.70 448 861 Elkin City 308 ELKIN HIGH 7 12 Yes Yes 86.60 517 870 Swain County 324 SWAIN CO WEST ELEMPK 6 Yes Yes 86.40 431 880 Transylvania County 304 BREVARD ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 86.60 702 312 BREVARD MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 88.80 684 318 PISGAH FOREST ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 83.30 598 324 ROSMAN ELEMENTARY K 6 Yes Yes 84.50 457 328 ROSMAN MIDDLE/HIGH 7 12 Yes Yes 87.70 525 900 Union County 318 HEMBY BRIDGE ELEM K 5 Yes No 82.00 796 362 SUN VALLEY MIDDLE 6 8 Yes No 80.10 1152 372 WAXHAW ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes No 81.80 644 380 WESLEY CHAPEL ELEM K 5 Yes No 88.00 911 920 Wake County 308 APEX ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 83.80 1146 312 APEX MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.30 1097 326 BAILEYWICK RD ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 82.40 199 328 BAUCOM ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 83.20 823 340 BRIARCLIFF ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.70 592 920 Wake County 390 DAVIS DRIVE ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 87.60 1037 391 DAVIS DRIVE MIDDLE 6 7 Yes Yes 82.30 511 398 DURANT ROAD ELEM PK 5 Yes Yes 86.80 969 399 DURANT ROAD MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 85.20 1037 400 EAST CARY MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 84.20 1198 442 HILBURN DRIVE ELEM K 3 Yes No 80.00 729 454 JONES DAIRY ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 83.90 531 460 KINGSWOOD ELEMENTA K 5 No No 86.60 374 468 LACY ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes Yes 80.50 689 470 LEAD MINE ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 84.20 827 471 LEESVILLE ROAD MID 6 8 Yes Yes 81.20 1360 492 MARTIN MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 81.80 1179 504 MORRISVILLE ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 86.80 968 522 OAK GROVE ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 85.00 993 530 PENNY ROAD ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.70 749 531 PLEASANT UNION ELE K 5 Yes No 86.70 701 568 SWIFT CREEK ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 81.30 722 598 WEATHERSTONE ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 80.30 716 604 WEST CARY MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 82.10 1019 606 WEST LAKE ELEMENTAPK 5 Yes No 82.20 1009 607 WEST LAKE MIDDLE 6 8 Yes No 85.40 1310 628 YORK ELEMENTARY K 5 Yes No 83.30 656 950 Watauga County 312 BLOWING ROCK ELEM K 8 Yes Yes 86.90 451 320 GREEN VALLEY ELEM PK 8 Yes Yes 82.60 449 322 HARDIN PARK ELEM PK 8 Yes Yes 81.70 808 328 PARKWAY ELEMENTARY K 8 Yes No 80.20 599 960 Wayne County 340 GREENWOOD MIDDLE 5 8 Yes Yes 80.60 628 970 Wilkes County 392 WILKESBORO ELEM K 5 Yes No 80.20 461 990 Yadkin County 320 FORBUSH ELEMENTARYPK 8 Yes Yes 84.60 309 995 Yancey County 312 BURNSVILLE ELEM K 5 Yes Yes 81.40 442 316 CANE RIVER MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.30 246 324 EAST YANCEY MIDDLE 6 8 Yes Yes 80.60 295 995 Yancey County 328 MICAVILLE ELEMENTA K 5 Yes Yes 81.00 187

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