North Carolina has garnered a lot of national attention over the years for their education and world-class schools. Heading into 2023, nothing has changed. A major national publication that ranks schools across the nation released a list of the best public schools - and a public high school in NC was named the #1 public high school in the nation. In this article, we will take a look at which NC public high school was given this high honor and what it did in order to be declared #1!
Niche.com, a major national publication that ranks public and private high schools, just recently released its list of the best public high schools in the nation. There are a lot of great public high schools in the nation, however, only one of them stands alone at the mountaintop! The #1 ranked public high school in the nation according to niche.com is - the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics! The world-class NC public high school is located in Durham, NC, the home of Duke University, and it has 680 students in grades 11-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1 according to its website. The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics was ranked #2 last year!
Niche.com graded the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics in several key areas and they passed with flying colors in the majority of them: A+ for Academics, A+ for Teachers, A+ for Clubs & Activities, C for Sports, A+ for Resources & Facilities, A+ for College Prep, A for Administration, and B for Food.