We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 97 North Carolina schools made our rankings.View Rankings
North Carolina high school graduation requirements call for at least 22 credits in various subjects. Students do not need to take world language courses to graduate, but according to Public Schools of North Carolina, students must take a minimum of two language credits to be admitted into any of the 17 schools within the University of North Carolina system.
In the 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, there are 34 North Carolina schools with silver medals and 61 with bronze medals. Two schools earned gold medals: Green Hope High, part of the Wake County Public School System, and West Forsyth High, part of Forsyth County Schools.