Arthur W Edwards Elementary

Havelock, NC 28532

Phone: (252) 444-5140
Fax: (252) 444-5145
District: Craven County School District


GreatSchools Rating

public • Grades K-5 • 475 students

Arthur W Edwards Elementary, located in Havelock, North Carolina, is a public school that serves grades K-5 in the Craven County School District. It is among the few public elementary schools in North Carolina to receive a distinguished GreatSchools Rating of 8 out of 10.

Arthur W Edwards Elementary is a public school in the Craven County School District located in Havelock, NC. The principal of Arthur W Edwards Elementary is Mrs Kathleen Leffler. As of 2014, the students are 60.8% White, non-Hispanic; 16.8% Hispanic; 12.8% Black, non-Hispanic; 6.7% Multiracial; 1.5% Asian/Pacific Islander; 0.8% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; and 0.4% Native American or Native Alaskan. 48.2% of students are participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District State
White, non-Hispanic 60.8% 52.3% 50.3%
Hispanic 16.8% 8.8% 14.3%
Black, non-Hispanic 12.8% 29.4% 25.5%
Multiracial 6.7% 5.1% 3.7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.5% 3.9% 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.2% 0.1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.4% 0.3% 1.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District State
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 48.2%
English learners 4%


My son (now 14) and my daughter (7) loved the school. Teachers really take the time to teach the kids, and understand their individual needs.

  • Recommendations: Tucker Creek Middle
  • What did you like? Friendly staff, catered to military families. Teachers are knowledgeable and they take the time to learn each child's needs.
  • What did you dislike? Nothing
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# Name Type City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Stonebridge Trail Area of Town Havelock NC 0.8 mi
2 MacDonald Downs Neighborhood/Subdivision Havelock NC 1.2 mi
3 Cherry Branch Neighborhood/Subdivision Havelock NC 7.2 mi
4 Evans Mill Neighborhood/Subdivision New Bern NC 9 mi
5 Star Hill North Neighborhood/Subdivision Cape Carteret NC 15.2 mi
6 Eastman Creek Neighborhood/Subdivision Beaufort NC 16.1 mi
7 River Bend Neighborhood/Subdivision New Bern NC 16.8 mi
8 Marsh Harbour Neighborhood/Subdivision Cedar Point NC 17.4 mi
9 River Reach Neighborhood/Subdivision Swansboro NC 17.5 mi
10 Deer Park Neighborhood/Subdivision Swansboro NC 18.6 mi
11 Hall Creek - North Neighborhood/Subdivision Swansboro NC 19.5 mi
12 Trailwood Neighborhood/Subdivision Hubert NC 20.8 mi
13 Carolina Estates Neighborhood/Subdivision Jacksonville NC 24.7 mi
14 Country Club Estates Neighborhood/Subdivision Jacksonville NC 26 mi
15 Carolina Forest Neighborhood/Subdivision Jacksonville NC 28.4 mi
16 WilliamsburgPlantation Neighborhood/Subdivision Jacksonville NC 30.2 mi
17 Timber Creek Neighborhood/Subdivision Jacksonville NC 30.9 mi
# Name City State Overall Rating Distance
1 Emerald Isle Emerald Isle NC 16 mi
2 New Bern High School Area New Bern NC 16.9 mi
3 Cedar Point Cedar Point NC 17.4 mi
4 Swansboro Swansboro NC 18.8 mi
5 Downtown Swansboro Swansboro NC 18.8 mi
6 Swansboro, NC Swansboro NC 19.2 mi
7 Hubert Hubert NC 22.5 mi
8 Piney green Jacksonville NC 25.5 mi
Base Distance
Cherry Point MCAS 1.7 mi.
Coast Guard Fort Macon 20.3 mi.
Camp Lejeune 28.1 mi.
New River MCAS 32.5 mi.
Stone Bay 40.7 mi.
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