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min. proficiency
90%
  • Early College At Guilford
  • 5608 West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 198
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
90%
  • Stem Early College @ Nc A&t Su
  • 402 Laurel Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 150
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
76%
  • Philip J Weaver Ed Center
  • 300 South Spring Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 268
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
76%
  • Greensboro Academy
  • 4049 Battleground Ave, Greensboro
  • Greensboro Academy
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 755
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
74%
  • Ep Pearce Elementary
  • 2006 Pleasant Ridge Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 673
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
72%
  • Brooks Global Elementary
  • 1215 Westover Terrace, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 411
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
69%
  • Northwest Guilford High
  • 5240 Northwest School Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,983
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
69%
  • Northern Guilford Elementary
  • 3801 Nc Highway 150 East, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 575
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
65%
  • Middle College High At Bennett
  • 610 Gorrell Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 115
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
65%
  • Morehead Elementary
  • 4630 Tower Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 593
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
63%
  • Lincoln Academy
  • 1016 Lincoln Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 4 - 8 · Students: 690
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
63%
  • Grimsley High
  • 801 Westover Terrace, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,719
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
62%
  • Northern Guilford Middle School
  • 616 Simpson-calhoun Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 888
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
62%
  • Colfax Elementary
  • 9112 West Market Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 607
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
60%
  • Northern Guilford High
  • 7101 Spencer Dixon Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,367
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
60%
  • Kernodle Middle School
  • 3600 Drawbridge Parkway, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 827
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
60%
  • Uncg Early/middle College
  • 1408 Walker Avenue, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 199
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
58%
  • Jesse Wharton Elementary
  • 5813 Lake Brandt Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 469
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
58%
  • General Greene Elementary
  • 1501 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 504
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
57%
  • Sternberger Elementary
  • 518 North Holden Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 362
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
57%
  • Cornerstone Charter Academy-cfa
  • 2535 New Garden East, Greensboro
  • Cornerstone Charter Academy
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 726
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
57%
  • Claxton Elementary
  • 3720 Pinetop Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 583
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
56%
  • Alamance Elementary
  • 3600 Williams Dairy Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 484
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
55%
  • John Van Lindley Elementary
  • 2700 Camden Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 506
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
55%
  • Middle College At Gtcc-gso
  • Po Box 309, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 13 · Students: 137
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
55%
  • The Academy At Smith
  • 2225 South Holden Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 224
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Triad Math And Science Academy
  • 700 Creek Ridge Rd, Greensboro
  • Triad Math and Science Academy
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 1,106
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
50%
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • 1400 New Garden Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 658
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
50%
  • Erwin Montessori
  • 3012 East Bessemer Aveune, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 351
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
49%
  • Western Guilford High
  • 409 Friendway Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,308
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
48%
  • Page High
  • 201 Alma Pinnix Drive, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,067
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 21:1
47%
  • Southern Elementary
  • 5720 Drake Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 312
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
47%
  • David D Jones Elementary
  • 502 South Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 750
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
42%
  • Edwin A Alderman Elementary
  • 4211 Chateau Drive, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 413
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
41%
  • Mendenhall Middle School
  • 205 Willoughby Boulevard, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 828
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
40%
  • Middle College High @ Nc A&t
  • 1601 East Market Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 106
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 8:1
38%
  • Pilot Elementary
  • 4701 Chimney Springs Drive, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 746
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
38%
  • Archer Elementary
  • 2610 Four Seasons Boulevard, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 454
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
38%
  • Kiser Middle School
  • 716 Benjamin Parkway, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 784
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
37%
  • James Y Joyner Elementary
  • 3300 Normandy Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 312
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Doris Henderson Newcomers School
  • 411 Friendway Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 3 - 12 · Students: 261
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
35%
  • Guilford Middle School
  • 320 Lindley Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 716
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
35%
  • Guilford Elementary
  • 920 Stage Coach Trail, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 611
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
35%
  • Clara J Peck Elementary
  • 1601 West Florida Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 385
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
33%
  • Southern Guilford High
  • 5700 Drake Road, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,128
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
33%
  • Irving Park Elementary
  • 1310 Sunset Drive, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 676
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
32%
  • Reedy Fork Elementary
  • 4571 Reedy Fork Parkway, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 432
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
30%
  • Southern Guilford Middle School
  • 5747 Drake Rd, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 704
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
29%
  • Hunter Elementary
  • 1305 Merritt Drive, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 529
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
29%
  • Aycock Middle School
  • 811 Cypress Street, Greensboro
  • Guilford County Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 617
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
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Greensboro school information

IndexGreensboroNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores41%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools661,89579,221
Total private schools2151024,874
Total post-secondary schools111837,963
The Greensboro, NC educational system consists of 66 public schools, 21 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools. Greensboro public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 7% lower than than the North Carolina average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Greensboro public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 36.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Greensboro

IndexGreensboroNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade87.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college66.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters13.5%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.3%1.3%

Greensboro, NC School Districts

Guilford County Schools

There are a total of 66 public schools, 21 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools in Greensboro. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Greensboro, NC schools is 41%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Greensboro, NC, an average of 87.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 86.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Greensboro schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Greensboro, NC schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
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Summerfield, NC10,75869%39%
Pleasant Garden, NC4,68451%3%
Archdale, NC11,48347%4%
Greensboro, NC282,17741%17%

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Lincoln, NE273,01879%61%
St. Paul, MN297,16038%23%
Greensboro, NC282,17741%17%
Source: The Greensboro, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.
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