8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Kinston School
Kinston School is an independent day school in Kinston, North Carolina. It has been serving the community since 1875 and is one of the oldest schools in the area. The school offers a rigorous college preparatory curriculum for students in grades PreK-12. Kinston School features a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and student organizations. The school also provides a variety of community service opportunities and internships. Kinston School is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for its students. It has a long-standing history of academic excellence and is dedicated to preparing students for the future.
201 College Street
Kinston, AL 36453
PreK – 12
Overview Kinston School
Kinston School serves 531 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Kinston School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Kinston School
Kinston School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Kinston School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.