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Opportunity Scholarship Program Recipients by County

2020-21 Recipients by County

Scroll to the second table to see the list in alphabetical order.

Number of recipients of the Opportunity Scholarship Program by county

County – Number of
recipients order
All 2020-21 Recipients
Cumberland 1,590
Wake 1,105
Mecklenburg 1,067
Guilford 879
Onslow 661
Forsyth 659
Durham 491
Gaston 473
Buncombe 420
Craven 374
Union 362
Wayne 329
Alamance 319
Harnett 287
Cabarrus 279
Rowan 274
Randolph 255
Davidson 253
Johnston 245
Robeson 229
Iredell 217
Wilson 211
Sampson 208
Hoke 206
Catawba 203
Lee 179
Pitt 172
Henderson 165
New Hanover 162
Brunswick 156
McDowell 156
Pasquotank 144
Rutherford 144
Rockingham 126
Scotland 117
Lenoir 111
Cleveland 103
Richmond 103
Wilkes 100
Nash 98
Beaufort 83
Carteret 80
Duplin 79
Columbus 78
Montgomery 78
Moore 77
Northampton 75
Stanly 75
Alexander 74
Burke 74
Person 74
Franklin 71
Granville 70
Madison 70
Mitchell 69
Orange 67
Pamlico 67
Lincoln 65
Surry 62
Stokes 61
Bertie 59
Hertford 59
Macon 51
Caldwell 48
Pender 46
Vance 46
Chatham 42
Jackson 42
Transylvania 40
Currituck 38
Greene 34
Halifax 34
Haywood 33
Edgecombe 32
Davie 31
Warren 29
Perquimans 28
Washington 28
Chowan 21
Jones 20
Bladen 19
Clay 19
Anson 18
Cherokee 17
Yadkin 17
Yancey 17
Polk 13
Watauga 13
Swain 12
Avery 10
Ashe 9
Camden 7
Caswell 6
Alleghany 5
Dare 5
Gates 5
Hyde 4
Martin 4
Total 16,042

 

Number of recipients of the Opportunity Scholarship Program by county in alphabetical order

County – Alpha order All 2020-21 Recipients
Alamance 319
Alexander 74
Alleghany 5
Anson 18
Ashe 9
Avery 10
Beaufort 83
Bertie 59
Bladen 19
Brunswick 156
Buncombe 420
Burke 74
Cabarrus 279
Caldwell 48
Camden 7
Carteret 80
Caswell 6
Catawba 203
Chatham 42
Cherokee 17
Chowan 21
Clay 19
Cleveland 103
Columbus 78
Craven 374
Cumberland 1,590
Currituck 38
Dare 5
Davidson 253
Davie 31
Duplin 79
Durham 491
Edgecombe 32
Forsyth 659
Franklin 71
Gaston 473
Gates 5
Granville 70
Greene 34
Guilford 879
Halifax 34
Harnett 287
Haywood 33
Henderson 165
Hertford 59
Hoke 206
Hyde 4
Iredell 217
Jackson 42
Johnston 245
Jones 20
Lee 179
Lenoir 111
Lincoln 65
Macon 51
Madison 70
Martin 4
McDowell 156
Mecklenburg 1,067
Mitchell 69
Montgomery 78
Moore 77
Nash 98
New Hanover 162
Northampton 75
Onslow 661
Orange 67
Pamlico 67
Pasquotank 144
Pender 46
Perquimans 28
Person 74
Pitt 172
Polk 13
Randolph 255
Richmond 103
Robeson 229
Rockingham 126
Rowan 274
Rutherford 144
Sampson 208
Scotland 117
Stanly 75
Stokes 61
Surry 62
Swain 12
Transylvania 40
Union 362
Vance 46
Wake 1,105
Warren 29
Washington 28
Watauga 13
Wayne 329
Wilkes 100
Wilson 211
Yadkin 17
Yancey 17
Total 16,042