PROFICIENCY 55% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
55%Carteret County Public Schools
65%Morehead City
44%North Carolina

Morehead City Primary is a school servicing grades PK to 3 and is located in the district of "Carteret County Public Schools" in Morehead City, NC. There are a total of 608 students and 49 teachers at Morehead City Primary, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 312 free lunch students and 39 reduced lunch students.

Morehead City Primary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 54.5%, which is 25% higher than the North Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch312
Reduced lunch39


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Morehead City Primary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Morehead City Primary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNorth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 62.3% 78.6% 51.3% 51.1%
African American 10.4% 6.8% 26.0% 15.9%
Asian 2.5% 1.0% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.3% 7.4% 14.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.6% 1.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.8% 5.4% 3.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

West Carteret High68%0.5Morehead City, NC
Bridges School20%0.7Morehead City, NC
Morehead Elementary At Camp Glenn48%1.7Morehead City, NC
Morehead City Middle School50%2.1Morehead City, NC
Newport Middle School44%5.5Newport, NC
Newport Elementary67%6.1Newport, NC
Croatan High74%6.8Newport, NC
Beaufort Middle School43%7.4Beaufort, NC
Beaufort Elementary58%7.6Beaufort, NC
Broad Creek Middle School57%7.6Broad Creek, NC
Tiller School77%8.1Beaufort, NC
East Carteret High55%8.9Beaufort, NC

Morehead City demographics profile

StatisticMorehead CityNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)66418191
Median age50.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)74%57%55%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%

Education level achieved in Morehead City

IndexMorehead CityNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.0%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school74.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college53.2%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree33.5%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.8%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.3%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Morehead City Primary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.