How good are the schools in Raleigh & Durham, NC?

Raleigh & Durham encompasses 80 public elementary, middle and high schools. Raleigh & Durham also has 101 private schools. Eight high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 7.4 /10

How we calculate this.


Raleigh & Durham has a higher score than similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
112,389
Total Teachers
7,587

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Raleigh & Durham

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Nearby School Districts

Wake County Schools
26 High Schools
Durham Public Schools
9 High Schools
Johnston County Schools
9 High Schools
Chatham County Schools
4 High Schools
Franklin County Schools
4 High Schools
Orange County Schools
2 High Schools
Pace Academy
1 High School

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