Blowing Rock school information

IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores71%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools11,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
The Blowing Rock, NC educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Blowing Rock public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 63% higher than than the North Carolina average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Blowing Rock public schools is 14:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.9% have completed high school, 64.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 7.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Blowing Rock are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Blowing Rock.
  • 92.8% of people in Blowing Rock have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.9% of people in Blowing Rock have completed high school.
  • 64.5% of people in Blowing Rock have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Blowing Rock

IndexBlowing RockNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school91.9%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college83.8%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree68.6%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors64.5%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters24.0%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.9%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate5.1%1.3%1.3%

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

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Blowing Rock, NC1,21371%44%

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Blowing Rock, NC1,21371%44%
Source: The Blowing Rock, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.