Total Number of Schools


Data Available: 1999-00 through 2012-13

NAPCS counts public charter schools in the total number of schools if the school shows enrollment in the official fall member count data file for that academic year or if the state department of education has not indicated that the school closed.

2009-2010 North Carolina

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Number of Schools 96
% of Charter Schools to All Public Schools 3.8%
Average Number of Years Open
Average Number of Years Open 9.9
Number of Years Open
Open 1-3 Years 9 9.4%
Open 4-6 Years 7 7.3%
Open 7-9 Years 14 14.6%
Open 10+ Years 66 68.8%
% Growth in Number of Charter Schools -1.0%
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 59 61.5%
Middle Schools 7 7.3%
High Schools 7 7.3%
Middle/High Schools 4 4.2%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 19 19.8%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 41 42.7%
Suburbs 9 9.4%
Town 17 17.7%
Rural 29 30.2%
Start-Up 96 100.0%
Management Organization
Freestanding 89 92.7%
EMO 5 5.2%
CMO 2 2.1%
Virtual Schools
Non-Virtual 77 80.2%
Hybrid Virtual 19 19.8%
Unionized Schools
Non-Unionized Charter Schools 96 100.0%

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Number of Schools 2,454
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 1,353 55.1%
Middle Schools 475 19.4%
High Schools 479 19.5%
Middle/High Schools 74 3.0%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 59 2.4%
Ungraded 14
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 598 24.4%
Suburbs 300 12.2%
Town 353 14.4%
Rural 1,203 49.0%
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State District
NC Alamance Burlington School System
NC Asheville City Schools
NC Avery County Schools
NC Beaufort County School District
NC Brunswick County Schools
NC Buncombe County Schools
NC Burke County Public Schools
NC Cabarrus County Schools
NC Carteret County Public School System
NC Catawba County Schools
NC Chapel Hill - Carrboro City School District
NC Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
NC Chatham County Schools
NC Cherokee County Schools
NC Cumberland County Schools
NC Currituck County Schools
NC Durham Public Schools
NC Edgecombe County Schools
NC Franklin County Schools
NC Gaston County Schools
NC Guilford County Schools
NC Halifax County Schools
NC Henderson County Public Schools
NC Iredell-Statesville Schools
NC Jackson County Public Schools
NC Johnston County Schools
NC Lee County Schools
NC Lenoir County Public Schools
NC Lincoln County Schools
NC Martin County Schools
NC Moore County School System
NC Mooresville Graded School District
NC Mount Airy City School System
NC Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools
NC New Hanover County Schools
NC Northampton County Schools
NC Orange County Schools
NC Pamlico County Schools
NC Person County Schools
NC Public Schools of Robeson County
NC Rockingham County Schools
NC Rowan-Salisbury School System
NC Rutherford County Schools
NC Scotland County Schools
NC Stanly County Schools
NC Swain County School District
NC Transylvania County Schools
NC Union County School District
NC Vance County Public Schools
NC Wake County Public School System
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