Black Mountain school information

IndexBlack MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores76%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools31,89579,235
Total private schools251024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Black Mountain are 12% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Black Mountain.
  • 84.1% of people in Black Mountain have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.7% of people in Black Mountain have completed high school.
  • 34.9% of people in Black Mountain have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Black Mountain

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  • Black Mountain Elementary100 Flat Creek RoadGrades: 04 - 05Students: 233 · Ratio: 15:183
  • Black Mountain Primary301 East State StreetGrades: KG - 03Students: 491 · Ratio: 15:186
  • Charles D Owen High99 Lake Eden RoadGrades: 09 - 12Students: 891 · Ratio: 17:160

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Education level achieved in Black Mountain

IndexBlack MountainNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.1%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school83.7%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college64.9%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree42.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors34.9%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters13.2%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fletcher, NC7,32089%30%
Lake Lure, NC1,37582%21%
Old Fort, NC96581%19%
Mars Hill, NC2,16879%16%
Weaverville, NC3,78379%16%
Black Mountain, NC7,97776%12%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lincoln City, OR7,97758%15%
Warrenton, MO7,97448%30%
Greenville, AL7,97475%10%
Rayne, LA7,98463%8%
Jefferson, WI7,96880%18%
Black Mountain, NC7,97776%12%
Source: The Black Mountain, 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.