Wilmington Area Schools:

New Hanover County Schools

Relocating to New Hanover County or the Wilmington area? It’s important to know what public schooling options are available, whether or not you have school-aged children, as good schools can help increase your home value! And fortunately for Wilmington-area residents, there are some great schooling options throughout the area.

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Meet New Hanover County Schools

New Hanover County Schools is one of North Carolina’s top school districts (rated the #19 Best Public School District in the state, in fact). This large district is home to two PreK centers, 26 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and 9 high schools—including the Joe Roe Center, the Career Readiness Academy Mosley Performance Learning Center, the Southeast Area Technical High School, and Wilmington Early College.

New Hanover also boasts some of the top-rated schools in the state, like Isaac M Bear High School (ranked #43 in the state and Recognized in National Rankings by US News and World Report) and John T. Hoggard High (#50).

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A Diverse Range of Programs

For parents seeking a well-rounded education for their children, New Hanover has plenty to offer. From arts and performance to music to math and science, New Hanover’s schools feature a diverse curriculum and a wide range of programs. For high school students, there are Specialty Options that include a STEM Academy, a Marine Science Academy, and International Baccalaureate Program, NHHS Lyceum (hands-on college prep), the Career Readiness Academy, Technical High School, and Early College high school.

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Outstanding Athletics

In addition to a wide array of extracurricular programs, New Hanover’s schools feature a core of athletics that include cross country, soccer, volleyball, golf, tennis, basketball, swimming, wrestling, baseball, softball, track and field, lacrosse, and cheerleading.

Learn More About New Hanover’s Great Schools

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