Burnsville school information

IndexBurnsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores81%73%68%
Student/Teacher ratio13:115:116:1
Total public schools81,89579,235
Total private schools251024,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Burnsville are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Burnsville.
  • 74.0% of people in Burnsville have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.1% of people in Burnsville have completed high school.
  • 16.6% of people in Burnsville have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Burnsville

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  • Bald Creek Elementary100 Bald Creek School RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 207 · Ratio: 17:185
  • Bee Log Elementary55 Bee Log School RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 63 · Ratio: 13:181
  • Burnsville Elementary395 Burnsville School RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 41 · Ratio: 17:182
  • Cane River Middle1128 Cane River School RoaGrades: 06 - 08Students: 22 · Ratio: 11:188
  • Clearmont Elementary1175 Clearmont School RoadGrades: KG - 05Students: 113 · Ratio: 16:177
  • East Yancey Middle285 Georges Fork RoadGrades: 06 - 08Students: 295 · Ratio: 13:185
  • Mountain Heritage HighPo Box 70Grades: 09 - 12Students: 732 · Ratio: 13:162
  • South Toe Elementary139 South Toe School RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 111 · Ratio: 17:186

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Education level achieved in Burnsville

IndexBurnsvilleNorth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade74.0%82.6%83.8%
Completed high school72.1%81.1%82.4%
Completed some college45.2%58.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree23.6%36.6%37.2%
Completed bachelors16.6%27.8%29.3%
Completed masters6.5%9.5%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Spruce Pine, NC2,25781%18%
Mars Hill, NC2,16879%16%
Weaverville, NC3,78379%16%
Bakersville, NC39176%12%
Burnsville, NC1,70281%18%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ragland, AL1,70277%14%
Ada, MN1,70271%4%
Walcott, IA1,70274%8%
Herlong, CA1,70239%43%
New Paris, OH1,70280%17%
Burnsville, NC1,70281%18%
Source: The Burnsville, 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.