Boone school information

IndexBooneNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores60%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:115:116:1
Total public schools41,89579,221
Total private schools351024,874
Total post-secondary schools11837,963
The Boone, NC educational system consists of 4 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Boone public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 37% higher than than the North Carolina average and 21% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Boone public schools is 12:1, compared to 15:1 in North Carolina and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 49.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 10.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Boone are 21% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Boone.
  • 88.3% of people in Boone have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Boone have completed high school.
  • 49.7% of people in Boone have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Boone

IndexBooneNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%83.4%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%81.9%83.0%
Completed some college80.4%59.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.9%38.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors49.7%29.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.2%10.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate7.4%1.3%1.3%

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

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Blowing Rock, NC1,21371%44%
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Boone, NC18,24160%21%

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Boone, NC18,24160%21%
Source: The Boone, 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.