Asheville school information

IndexAshevilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores54%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools271,89579,235
Total private schools1751024,875
Total post-secondary schools41837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Asheville are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Asheville.
  • 89.3% of people in Asheville have completed 8th grade.
  • 88.5% of people in Asheville have completed high school.
  • 45.0% of people in Asheville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Asheville

IndexAshevilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade89.3%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school88.5%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college72.4%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree52.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors45.0%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters16.7%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Asheville (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mills River, NC6,91771%44%
Royal Pines, NC5,12470%41%
Fletcher, NC7,32060%22%
Mountain Home, NC3,34560%21%
Black Mountain, NC7,97754%9%
Asheville, NC85,78354%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Deltona, FL85,76550%1%
Hawthorne, CA85,88936%26%
Alafaya, FL85,56169%40%
Suffolk, VA85,47773%49%
Duluth, MN86,23949%1%
Asheville, NC85,78354%9%
Source: The Asheville, NC education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.