New Hanover County

Wilmington, NC Schools and Schools Ratings

While perhaps not raised and educated in Wilmington, NC, more than 90.3% of residents have earned high school diplomas or higher, with 39.4% having graduated with a college degree or higher.

Schools Overview

It’s no secret that schools and education opportunities are big motivating factors when choosing a best place to live. This is why we’ve taken the time to provide the most up-to-date statistics on public and private schools in the Wilmington , NC, area. We’ve also included data on the education levels of residents, and how to get in touch with the public and private schools near you.

Educational Levels in Wilmington , NC

  Bachelor's Degree 26%
  Associate's Degree 9.6%
  Graduate or Professional Degree 13.4%
  High School Graduate 20.2%
  Some College, No Degree 21.2%
  Percent Bachelor's Degree or Higher 39.4%
  Percent High School Graduate or Higher 90.3%

School Enrollment in Wilmington , NC

 
School Enrollment Total
72,362 in Wilmington, NC.

School Districts in Wilmington , NC

Title Level Enrollment Street Address City State Phone Number
New Hanover County School District PK-12 6410 Carolina Beach Rd Wilmington North Carolina (910) 763-5431
Wilmington Preparatory Academy School District K-8 4905 South College Rd Wilmington North Carolina (910) 799-6776
Cape Fear Center For Inquiry School District K-8 2525 Wonder Way Wilmington North Carolina (910) 362-0000
Island Montessori Charter School District PK-12 6339 Carolina Beach Rd Wilmington North Carolina (910) 707-1200
Douglass Academy School District PK-12 507 North 6th St Wilmington North Carolina (910) 655-3600

Private Schools in Wilmington , NC

Title Level Enrollment Street Address City State Phone Number
St. Mary Catholic School K-8 242 217 South 4th Street Wilmington North Carolina
Cape Fear Academy PK-12 600 3900 South College Road Wilmington North Carolina (910) 791-0287
Wilmington Christian Academy PK-12 800 1401 N College Rd Wilmington North Carolina (910) 791-4248
Wilmington Sda School 2-7 8 2833 Market Street Wilmington North Carolina
New Horizons Elementary School K-5 80 3705 South College Road Wilmington North Carolina (910) 392-5209