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60%
  • Nrm Early College High School
  • 530 North Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 13 · Students: 251
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 25:1
37%
  • G W Bulluck Elementary
  • 3090 Bulluck School Road, Rocky Mount
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 707
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
34%
  • Northern Nash High
  • 4230 Green Hills Road, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,119
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
34%
  • Englewood Elementary
  • 101 South Englewood Drive, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 499
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
33%
  • G R Edwards Middle School
  • 720 Edwards Street, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 512
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
31%
  • Benvenue Elementary
  • 2700 Nicodemus Mile Road, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 698
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
29%
  • Rocky Mount High
  • 1400 Bethlehem Road, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,280
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
27%
  • Baskerville Elementary
  • 1100 Stokes Avenue, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 401
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
26%
  • Nash Central High
  • 4279 Nash Central High Road, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,039
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
21%
  • Rocky Mount Preparatory
  • 3334 Bishop Road, Rocky Mount
  • Rocky Mount Preparatory
  • Grades: KG - 12 · Students: 1,278
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 23:1
21%
  • West Edgecombe Middle School
  • 6301 Nobles Mill Pond Road, Rocky Mount
  • Edgecombe County Public Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 334
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
17%
  • Williford Elementary
  • 801 Williford Street, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 437
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
17%
  • Rocky Mount Middle School
  • 841 Nash Street, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 435
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
16%
  • D S Johnson Elementary
  • 600 North Fairview Road, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
14%
  • J W Parker Middle School
  • 1500 East Virginia Street, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 284
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
10%
  • Tar River Academy
  • 224 S. Pearl Street, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: 6 - 12 · Students: 115
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 7:1
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  • Fairview Elementary
  • 720 N Fairview Rd, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 460
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 20:1
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  • Winstead Avenue Elementary
  • 991 South Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount
  • Nash-Rocky Mount Schools
  • Grades: PK - 2 · Students: 576
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
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Rocky Mount school information

IndexRocky MountNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores27%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools171,89579,221
Total private schools751024,874
Total post-secondary schools21837,963
The Rocky Mount, NC educational system consists of 17 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Rocky Mount public schools have average test scores of 27% which is 39% lower than than the North Carolina average and 46% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Rocky Mount public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 19.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Rocky Mount

IndexRocky MountNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade79.4%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college50.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.4%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.3%1.3%

Rocky Mount, NC School Districts

Nash-Rocky Mount SchoolsEdgecombe County Schools

There are a total of 17 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Rocky Mount. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Rocky Mount, NC schools is 27%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Rocky Mount, NC, an average of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Rocky Mount 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 Rocky Mount, NC schools.

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitakers, NC87449%1%
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Wilson, NC49,55832%34%
Red Oak, NC3,43231%38%
Rocky Mount, NC56,17527%46%

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Dearborn Heights, MI56,32940%19%
Rocky Mount, NC56,17527%46%
Source: The Rocky Mount, 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.