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Greensboro Academy Named Best Public Elementary School in Guilford County

Greensboro Academy was recently named Guilford County’s No. 1 public elementary school by

“It is heartwarming to see our collective efforts come together into a positive environment for our students and families,” said Doug Hower, executive principal at Greensboro Academy. “This recognition is a direct result of our staff members, and the strong partnership we share with our parent body. It affirms my belief that positive things happen for students when a school partners with the parent community we serve.”

Greensboro Academy took the No. 1 spot with an A grade, while fellow NHA school, Summerfield Charter Academy was ranked No. 2 with an A grade as well.

According to Niche, rankings are based on a rigorous analysis of key statistics and reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Ranking factors include state test scores, student-teacher ratio, student diversity, teacher quality, grade school ratings, and the overall quality of the school district. Visit to view the methodology behind the ranking.

For the upcoming school year, Hower is looking forward to striving towards strong academic outcomes for each student and to further enhance their Moral Focus program. 

“We are committed to providing students with opportunities to become actively involved in supporting their community,” said Hower. “Our vision is for each student to leave our school ready for college and life.”

You can view this slideshow to see the 20 best public and charter elementary schools in Guilford County.