Burlington school information

IndexBurlingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores36%44%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools141,89579,235
Total private schools351024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

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  • The average school test scores in Burlington are 26% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Burlington.
  • 77.8% of people in Burlington have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.7% of people in Burlington have completed high school.
  • 22.2% of people in Burlington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Burlington

IndexBurlingtonNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade77.8%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school75.7%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college53.8%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree30.0%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors22.2%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.3%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Altamahaw, NC37657%16%
Saxapahaw, NC1,32956%14%
Swepsonville, NC1,11452%5%
Woodlawn, NC91551%3%
Mebane, NC12,50947%4%
Burlington, NC51,74036%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Perth Amboy, NJ51,72722%56%
Castle Rock, CO51,80234%30%
Placentia, CA51,86055%12%
La Crosse, WI51,86444%11%
Peabody, MA51,86861%24%
Burlington, NC51,74036%26%
Source: The Burlington, 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.